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ma1

Syllabification: ma

noun

informal
One’s mother: I didn’t want to make trouble for my ma
More example sentences
  • My ma called to ask if we're having a cake.
  • One of my Ma's friends came up with a second broken chicken crate she'd found rotting in a field in Linden, on the other side of St. George Avenue.
  • My ma drank too much wine and smoked too much.

Origin

early 19th century: abbreviation of mama.

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MA2

Syllabification: MA

abbreviation

1.1Master of Arts: David Jones, MA
1.2 Psychology Mental age.
1.3Military Academy.

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