momoir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of mom and memoir.

Noun[edit]

momoir (plural momoirs)

  1. (North America) A memoir written by or about a mother.
    • 2006, Lizzie Skurnick, "Chick Lit, the Sequel: Yummy Mummy", The New York Times, 17 December 2006:
      So-called momoirs, first-person accounts exploding some of the sentimentality about motherhood, include Andrea J. Buchanan's "Mother Shock" and Muffy Mead-Ferro's "Confessions of a Slacker Mom."

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