[moh-muh s] /ˈmoʊ məs/
noun, plural Momuses, Momi
[moh-mahy] /ˈmoʊ maɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2.
[moh-mos] /ˈmoʊ mɒs/ (Show IPA). Classical Mythology. the god of ridicule.
(sometimes lowercase) a faultfinder; a carping critic.
noun (pl) -muses, -mi (-maɪ)
(Greek myth) the god of blame and mockery
a cavilling critic
“humorously disagreeable person,” 1560s, from Latin, from Greek Momos, nme of the god of ridicule and sarcasm (Greek momos, literally “blame, ridicule, disgrace,” of unknown origin); also used in English as personification of fault-finding and captious criticism.
[mom-iz-uh m] /ˈmɒm ɪz əm/ noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) 1. excessive adulation of the mother and undue dependence on maternal care or protection, resulting in absence or loss of maturity and independence. /ˈmɒmɪzəm/ noun 1. (US, informal) the excessive domination of a child by his or her mother noun Maternal domination; matriarchalism; mother worship […]
[mom-uh] /ˈmɒm ə/ noun 1. . /ˈmɒmə/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) another word for mother1 n. 1884, American English variant of mamma (q.v.). As a biker’s girlfriend or female passenger, from 1950s. noun Any specified object, esp a large, admirable, or effective one; mother, motherfucker: It’s time to put this momma in the oven […]
[mom-ee] /ˈmɒm i/ noun, plural momme. 1. a Japanese unit of weight equal to 3.75 grams.
[mom-ee] /ˈmɒm i/ noun, plural mommies. Informal. 1. 1 (defs 1, 2, 4). n. 1844, U.S. variant of mamma. Variant spelling mommie attested by 1882. Mommy track first attested 1987. Related: Mommies; also cf. momma.