- A woman who holds a baby at her christening and who promises to provide spiritual guidance and care for the baby if necessary is an example of a cummer.
- A woman that you are dating and intimate with is an example of a cummer.
- a godmother
- a woman companion
- a woman or girl
Origin of cummerMiddle English commare ; from Old French commere ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin commater ; from Classical Latin com-, with + mater, mother
From French commère.