mom

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See also: MOM, Mom, MoM, mồm, and möm-

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Abbreviation of momma

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mom (plural moms)

  1. (Canada, South Africa, US, West Midlands, colloquial, informal) Mother.
  2. (informal) An adult female owner of a pet.

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  • Mom can be capitalized when used as a proper noun, but not when used as a common noun (e.g. with a possessive):
    I think Mom likes my new car.
    I think my mom will like you.

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mom (third-person singular simple present moms, present participle momming, simple past and past participle mommed)

  1. (transitive, Canada, US, informal) To care for in a motherly way.
    • Marie Johnston, Finish Line
      The shock of my news had worn off, and now she'd want to know where I was, how I was doing, and she'd sniff out that I was with someone. “I just wanted to check in on you.” That was Mom. Totally unashamed about momming me.

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mom f or m or n (plural mommen, diminutive mommetje n)

  1. mask
  2. a specific kind of beer

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Nisenan[edit]

Noun[edit]

mom

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Andrew Eatough, Central Hill Nisenan Texts with Grammatical Sketch

White Hmong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Mandarin (mào).

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mom

  1. hat