Word

mammy

Definition

mother or grandmother
Note: This term, primarily used in the South, is offensive in many non-dialect uses, particularly when referring to a black woman caring for white children.

Loading...

Media is loading
 

Example

Why, de 'lectric light o' Heaven
Seems to settle on de spot,
When yo' mammy says de blessin'
An' de co'n pone 's hot.

Work in which this term appears

When de Co'n Pone's Hot

This document is currently not available here.


Share

COinS