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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
mom
noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
security mom
▪ The soccer moms of the 1990s have become the security moms of today.
soccer mom
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
single
▪ Three-fourths of the women were single moms.
■ NOUN
soccer
▪ Reducing emissions garners neither campaign contributions from corporate polluters nor the votes of soccer moms in their fuel-inefficient four-wheel drives.
▪ Some soccer moms waited in their minivans and station wagons, but none had their radios tuned to the presidential debate.
▪ Meanwhile, complaints regularly arise, typically from soccer moms weary of scraping well-digested Gravy Train from their kids' Nikes.
▪ Like it or not, the soccer mom is everywhere and her influence is growing daily.
▪ I guess you could call me a textbook soccer mom.
▪ What do you suppose might happen if the soccer moms join up with Norma Rae?
▪ He was boasting about family values and saying that soccer moms should vote for him.
▪ The soccer mom walks out a happy customer and a political ally for life.
■ VERB
call
▪ In town one evening we called his mom from a pay phone.
see
▪ To Kansas City to see my mom.
▪ Erica will go to California to see her mom.
▪ You can see the mom smile and the baby smile and best of all, they both go to sleep.
▪ And then-I saw my mom out the window.
▪ By the way, you been to see your mom?
tell
▪ He told my mom and I am the one who got into trouble.&038;.
▪ My dad had told my mom not to tell me because I might be sad.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Mom, can I go over to Barbara's house?
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ And if some one else was sick, my mom would go over there and clean and cook.
▪ But he loves hugs from his mom and me.
▪ Dear mom, I never understood how you could love me so much no matter what I did.
▪ He may respond with a shy smile when mom or dad blows bubbles on his stomach.
▪ Talk to your mom before your dad shows up.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mom

1867, American English, perhaps a shortening of mommy; also see mamma. Adjectival phrase mom and pop dates from 1951.

Wiktionary
mom

n. (context US West Midlands colloquial familiar English) mother, momma.

WordNet
mom

n. informal terms for a mother [syn: ma, mama, mamma, momma, mommy, mammy, mum, mummy, mater]

Wikipedia
Mom (disambiguation)

Mom is a term used predominantly in the United States Of America and in the Republic Of South Africa in reference to a mother, the female parent.

Mom or Moms may also refer to:

Mom (TV series)

Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, and Gemma Baker and distributed by Warner Bros. Television. It stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney in lead roles as dysfunctional mother/daughter duo Christy and Bonnie Plunkett. Sadie Calvano, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Matt L. Jones, Beth Hall, Jaime Pressly and Mimi Kennedy appear in supporting roles.

The series has received positive reviews throughout its run. Both Janney and Faris have garnered acclaim for their respective performances and have received numerous accolades with Janney having won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series back to back in 2014 and 2015. The show has also garnered multiple nominations at the Critics' Choice Television Awards and the People's Choice Awards during its run.

The show has also received high ratings, which rose from the first to second season with an average viewership of 11.79 million. CBS renewed the series for a third season, which premiered on November 5, 2015. On March 25, 2016, the series was renewed for a fourth season, which is scheduled to premiere on October 27, 2016.

Mom (song)

"Mom" is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler for her album Rocks and Honey (2013). Country singer Garth Brooks covered the song on his 2014 album Man Against Machine.

Mom (film)

Mom is an upcoming Indian drama film, directed by Ravi Udyawar and produced by Boney Kapoor and Sridevi. The film stars Sridevi , Sajal Ali, Akshaye Khanna, Adnan Siddiqui, and Abhimanyu Singh in the main cast and a special appearance will be made by Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Mom (season 1)

The first season of the television comedy series Mom aired between September 23, 2013 and April 14, 2014, on CBS in the United States. The season was produced by Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with series creators Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker serving as executive producer.

The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker. It follows Christy Plunkett ( Anna Faris), a 35-year-old single mother who—after dealing with her battle with alcoholism and drug addiction—decides to restart her life in Napa, California's wine country working as a waitress and attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Her 53-year-old mother Bonnie Plunkett ( Allison Janney) is also a recovering drug and alcohol addict, as well as her 17-year-old daughter Violet ( Sadie Calvano), who was born when Christy was 16, has become pregnant by her boyfriend Luke ( Spencer Daniels). Christy also has a younger son Roscoe (Blake Garrett Rosenthal) by her ex-husband Baxter ( Matt L. Jones), a deadbeat drug-dealer. Other prominent characters in the series include the manager of the restaurant where Christy works, Gabriel ( Nate Corddry) and the head chef of the restaurant, Rudy ( French Stewart). The episodes are usually titled with two odd topics that are mentioned in that episode. Season one of Mom consisted of 22 episodes and aired Mondays in the United States at 9.30 p.m. after Mike & Molly.

The series received average ratings of 8.34 million viewers, placing it as the number 42 most watched show of the television season. Allison Janney won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for her performance as Bonnie Plunkett, and the series was also nominated for a People's Choice Award for Favorite New Comedy. Mom was renewed for a second season to premiere in the 2014–15 television season.

Mom (season 2)

The second season of the television comedy series Mom ran from October 30, 2014 and concluded on April 30, 2015, on CBS in the United States. The season was produced by Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with series creators Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker serving as executive producer.

The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker. It follows Christy Plunkett ( Anna Faris), a single mother who—after dealing with her battle with alcoholism and drug addiction—decides to restart her life in Napa, California's wine country working as a waitress and attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. She lives with her mother Bonnie Plunkett ( Allison Janney), who is also a recovering drug and alcohol addict, as well as her teenage daughter Violet ( Sadie Calvano), who was born when Christy was 16 and became pregnant by her boyfriend Luke ( Spencer Daniels) at the start of the series. Christy also has a younger son Roscoe (Blake Garrett Rosenthal) by her deadbeat ex-husband Baxter ( Matt L. Jones). Other prominent characters in the series include the manager of the restaurant where Christy works, Gabriel ( Nate Corddry), and the head chef at the restaurant, Rudy ( French Stewart). Mimi Kennedy who plays Marjorie, Christy and Bonnie's friend and co-Alcoholics Anonymous member, was upgraded to series regular status for this season. The episodes are usually titled with two odd topics that are mentioned in that episode. Season two of Mom initially aired Thursdays in the United States at 8:30 p.m. after The Big Bang Theory, but it has aired in other time slots on the same night at various points of the season.

Mom (season 3)

The third season of the television comedy series Mom began airing on November 5, 2015, on CBS in the United States. The season is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with series creators Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker serving as executive producer.

The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker. It follows Christy Plunkett ( Anna Faris), a single mother who—after dealing with her battle with alcoholism and drug addiction—decides to restart her life in Napa, California's wine country working as a waitress and attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. She lives with her mother Bonnie Plunkett ( Allison Janney), who is also a recovering drug and alcohol addict, as well as her teenage daughter Violet ( Sadie Calvano), who was born when Christy was 16 and became pregnant at the start of the series. Christy also has a younger son Roscoe (Blake Garrett Rosenthal) by her deadbeat ex-husband Baxter ( Matt L. Jones). Other prominent character in the series include the co-Alcoholics Anonymous member, Marjorie ( Mimi Kennedy), and the head chef at the restaurant, Rudy ( French Stewart). Jaime Pressly and Beth Hall, who play co-Alcoholics Anonymous members Jill and Wendy, respectively, were upgraded to series regular status for this season. The episodes are usually titled with two odd topics that are mentioned in that episode.

Usage examples of "mom".

She had been required to stand up to Philip for the decade and a half when they had skulked from neighborhood to neighborhood until returning to within two blocks of the house on Auer Avenue where Timothy and Philip were born to Mom and Pop Underhill.

Karen Bircher, who at the age of forty-one had gone from being a powerhouse career gal to a mom at home in the space of fifteen months.

Now, when I think of Didsbury, I think of you, and my mom, and all the laughs I had with Bitsy and Denise.

Nadine Boak, their next-door neighbor, strolled over and started talking to his mom.

I cleaned the house, got ahead on my homework, and wrote my mom more bogusly cheerful e-mail.

Mom had provided Homer with a vision of how his alleged buggery would be treated and, doubtlessly, cured.

Bryant, depending upon whether the press was describing the celebutante as the daughter of her Middle Eastern prince of a father or as the daughter of her famous model mom.

From what I could piece together, your mom and Cil knew each other for a lot longer than I was told.

Think about Charlie cranking down the awning, Mom going into the office and flicking on her combox before she takes off her coat.

If mom was strong we coud lite out cross country but wed never get far with Child and the profets know it so they let me go out alone.

What would it mean to his mom if the real Wes Hamer was exposed, with all of his artifice, deceit, and bullshit stripped away?

According to Cindy Hazan of Cornell University, by age 5, we have started to prefer to play with friends rather than with Mom and Dad, but we want to be with our parents when we are upset, and Mom and Dad are counted on for security.

Also to my mom, Jean Hobday, for the same unflagging support and for reading under a tight deadline.

The Moms is in the backyard garden, tilling the infamously flinty New England soil with a rented Rototiller.

Mom and Dad and Father Kadir and Mother Ilia and the whole planet of Kensho.