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MAMMY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does mammy mean? 

MAMMY (noun)
  The noun MAMMY has 2 senses:

1. an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
2. informal terms for a mother

  Familiarity information: MAMMY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MAMMY (noun)


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Meaning:

An offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("mammy" is a kind of...):

nanny; nurse; nursemaid (a woman who is the custodian of children)


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Meaning:

Informal terms for a mother

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

ma; mummy; mommy; momma; mom; mamma; mama; mammy; mum

Hypernyms ("mammy" is a kind of...):

female parent; mother (a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother))


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