Mammy Definition

mămē
mammies
noun
mammies
Webster's New World
A black woman responsible for the care of white children, esp. in the South.
Webster's New World
A black nursemaid, especially one formerly in the southern United States.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Mammy

Noun

Singular:
mammy
Plural:
mammies

Origin of Mammy

  • From dialectal mam variant of mama

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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