Share this entry
British English: /ˈmʌðə/
American English: /ˈməðər/

Translation of mother in French:


  • 1 (parent) a mother of two
    une mère de deux enfants
    she's like a mother to me
    c'est une mère pour moi
  • 3 (American English) [slang]a mother of
    un bon dieu de [informal]

also: Mother proper noun

  • (Religion)
    Mère (f)

transitive verb


every mother's son (of them)

tous sans exception

to learn something at one's mother's knee to take something in with one's mother's milk

apprendre quelque chose dans sa plus tendre enfance
Definition of mother in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources