Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[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.


Related Terms

red-hot mama, sweet mama


Read Also:

  • Mama-and-papa

    Related Terms mom-and-pop

  • Mamaguy

    /ˈmɑːməˌɡaɪ/ verb 1. (transitive) to deceive or tease, either in jest or by deceitful flattery noun 2. an instance of such deception or flattery

  • Mamaku

    /ˈmɑːmɑːkuː/ noun (pl) mamaku 1. a tall edible New Zealand tree fern, Cyathea medullaris, with a black trunk Also called black tree fern

  • Mamallapuram

    [muh-mah-luh-poo r-uh m] /məˌmɑ ləˈpʊər əm/ noun 1. .

Disclaimer: Mama definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.