Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped
  2. (noun, person) informal terms for a mother

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Synonyms of Mama

ma, mamma, mammy, mom, momma, mommy, mum, mummy

Alternate forms of Mama

Hypernyms: female parent, mother

Origin of the word Mama

  1. early 19c. spelling variant of mamma (q.v.). Meaning "sexually attractive woman" first recorded 1925 in black slang; mama's boy "soft, effeminate male" is from 1896. more

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