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Meaning of MAMMY

Pronunciation:  'mamee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  informal terms for a mother
  2. [n]  an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
 

MAMMY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: ma, mama, mamma, mater, mom, momma, mommy, mum, mummy
 
 See Also: female parent, mother, nanny, nurse, nursemaid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mam"my\, n.; pl. {Mammies}.
A child's name for mamma, mother.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amah, ayah, dam, dry nurse, foster mother, genetrix, ma, mam, mama, mater, materfamilias, maternal ancestor, matriarch, mom, mommy, mother, mummy, nanny, nurse, nursemaid, nurserymaid, old lady, old woman, sitter, stepmother, the old woman, wet nurse
 

 

 

 

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