nounBritish informal , dated
Mother: the mater has kept on the house in London
More example sentences
- We visited once, in the 1980s, and I remember being fairly gobsmacked that my mater grew up in such a place.
- Doubtless mater and pater sent this horny-handed son of toil to the local comp followed by the polytechnic.
- Note that the sender to bed is not named: it could just as easily be a paternal figure as the whimsical mater.
Definition of mater in:
- The US English dictionary