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Noun: mammy  ma-mee
  1. [US, offensive, dialect] A Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
     
  2. Informal term for a mother
    - ma, mama, mamma, mom [N. Amer], momma [N. Amer], mommy [N. Amer], mum, mummy, mam [UK]

Derived forms: mammies

Type of: female parent, mother, nanny, nurse, nursemaid

Encyclopedia: Mammy