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English noun: mammy

1. mammy (person) an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.


Broader (hypernym)nanny, nurse, nursemaid


Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement

2. mammy (person) informal terms for a mother


Synonymsma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mum, mummy


Broader (hypernym)female parent, mother









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