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noun as in lady

noun as in mom

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The silly traditional example is the mama giraffe stretching her neck to reach food high in trees, resulting in baby giraffes with extra-long necks.

While I was backing up, the mama kept swiping at me and doing her little paw thing.

Before I could react, it was too late, and the mama cougar saw me.

Burgess, who had pulled out his phone, began walking backwards while filming the mama cougar leading him away from her babies, pouncing at him each time he started to crouch or turn away.

Before I back out of our driveway, my mama insists on saying a protective blessing over me.

Mama, I understand your many sleepless nights / When you sit and think about father / Or how you tried to be the perfect wife.

It should go without saying that the current reports surrounding Mama June are far more serious than any of those things.

If only Tupac was alive to see one of our finest actresses shakin’ what her mama gave her to “Hit ‘Em Up.”

For the audience, it was just a young girl calling for her mama, but for Walter, it was perfect.

And if both women are more amoral and avaricious than Ma Joad and Mama Younger, well, so are we.

At times self will arise and cause you to feel that you know some things even better than Mama.

Then she told about the surprise party and about all that had happened, and concluded by asking, "Mama, is it right to dance?"

During the minority of the new ruler of Mahratta the dignity and power of regent were conferred upon the Mama Sahib.

Mrs. Maxa was suddenly interrupted in her thoughts by loud and repeated calls of "Mama, Mama!"

He keeps about however, but his fond Mama discovers great anxiety.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mama, such as: female, girl, woman, adult, broad, and dame.

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