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Noun: mammy  ma-mee
  1. [US, offensive, dialect] A Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
  2. [informal] A woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    - mother, female parent, ma [informal], mama [informal], mamma [informal], mom [N. Amer, informal], momma [N. Amer, informal], mommy [N. Amer, informal], mum [Brit, informal], mummy [informal], mam [UK, informal], supermom [informal]

Derived forms: mammies

Type of: nanny, nurse, nursemaid, parent

Encyclopedia: Mammy