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MA US English

Massachusetts (in official postal use)

ma US English

One’s mother

Ma, Yo-Yo US English

(1955-), US cellist; born in France. He made his debut at New York City’s Carnegie Hall at the age of nine and has performed throughout the world with major orchestras

I'ma US English

I’m going to

ma'am US English

A term of respectful or polite address used for a woman

Ma Bell US English

A nickname for the American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation

Rainey, Ma US English

(1886–1939), US blues singer; full name Gertrude Pridgett Rainey. She made over 100 recordings with Louis Armstrong and with her Georgia Jazz Band

ma non troppo US English

See troppo.

ma non troppo in troppo1 US English

(As a direction) but not too much (used to suggest moderate application of another direction)

wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am US English

Used in reference to sexual activity conducted roughly and quickly, without tenderness

wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am in wham bam US English

Used in reference to sexual activity conducted roughly and quickly, without tenderness

schoolmarm US English

A schoolmistress (typically used with reference to a woman regarded as prim, strict, and brisk in manner)

MA New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Massachusetts (postal abbrev.)

ma English-Spanish

mamá feminine

MA English-Spanish

to have an MA in History

Islamophobia New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

hatred or fear of Islam or Muslims

ma'am New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

term of address for female royalty or more senior members of the police or armed forces

ma'am English-Spanish

señora

old Ma Smith in ma English-Spanish

la vieja Smith

yes, sir/ma'am in yes English-Spanish

sí, señor/señora

very good, ma'am, I'll have that report for you right away in good English-Spanish

muy bien señora, ahora mismo le traigo el informe