[mah-muh; for 1 also muh-mah] /ˈmɑ mə; for 1 also məˈmɑ/
Informal. 1 .
(old-fashioned) an informal word for mother1
1707, spelling variant of mamma. Meaning “sexually attractive woman” first recorded 1925 in black slang; mama’s boy “soft, effeminate male” is from 1901.
red-hot mama, sweet mama
Related Terms mom-and-pop
/ˈmɑːməˌɡaɪ/ verb 1. (transitive) to deceive or tease, either in jest or by deceitful flattery noun 2. an instance of such deception or flattery
/ˈmɑːmɑːkuː/ noun (pl) mamaku 1. a tall edible New Zealand tree fern, Cyathea medullaris, with a black trunk Also called black tree fern
[muh-mah-luh-poo r-uh m] /məˌmɑ ləˈpʊər əm/ noun 1. .