mom vs mum

mom mum

Definitions

  • 1) US, colloquial, familiar mother, momma.
  • 2) Seemum.

Definitions

  • 1) chiefly UK, informal Mother.
  • 2) dated A term of respect for an older woman.
  • 3) A chrysanthemum.
  • 4) A sort of strong beer, originally made in Brunswick, Germany.
  • 5) Mother.
  • 6) A strong beer originally brewed in Brunswick, Germany.
  • 7) rare Silence.
  • 8) secrecy
  • 9) of China
  • 10) A dialectal variant of ma'am for madam.
  • 11) A strong ale popular in the seventeenth century and in use down to a later time.
  • 12) colloquial secret.
  • 13) colloquial silent.
  • 14) Not verbalizing; silent.
  • 15) Silent; not speaking.
  • 16) keep this a secret; don't tell anybody.
  • 17) to act in a pantomime or dumb show
  • 18) Silent.
  • 19) To go merrymaking in a mask or disguise especially during a festival.
  • 20) To act or play in a pantomime.
  • 21) stop speaking!
  • 22) Used as a command to stop speaking.
  • 23) Be silent! Hush!
  • 24) (mum's the word) Say nothing of the secret you know.

Examples

  • 1) Who were these people and what had they done with my mom and dad?
  • 2) That was when his mom called to say his dad passed away.
  • 3) It was enough to wake up my mom and dad.
  • 4) Get your mom to tell you what she knows.
  • 5) One of my goals was to be at peace with my mom and my dad and my brother.
  • 6) My mom was a single parent.
  • 7) He says: 'My mom is the most awesome woman.
  • 8) I screamed, 'My mom is alive!
  • 9) The hockey mom, you know, \'oh, I\'m just a hockey mom\ '... and she\'s facing down President Putin ...
  • 10) There's a darn good reason that the word mom comes first in "mompreneur."
  • 11) I think my mom is the best cook and so I never eat out.
  • 12) OBVIOUSLY our mom is awesome, because she gave birth to US, although if our mom had realized the foaming weirdly-dressed pinko communist her wholehearted support of our early childhood activities would produce, she would have maybe thought twice about telling us we could be whatever we wanted to be in our life.
  • 13) My mom, you know, my mom is a psychoanalyst, and she used to say - sort of adding to what Anya said about therapists in their own therapy.
  • 14) I felt (and feel) safe and protected; and I have meaningful relationships with my family (my mom is my best friend) and those around me.
  • 15) And his mom is a Cardiac Center nurse: She was so impressed by the team that treated her son she decided to join it.
  • 16) And your mom is a GENIUS for starting them Tupperware parties, huh?
  • 17) ‘Some moms have a hard time facing the fact that their daughters are growing up and becoming young women.’
  • 18) ‘This accredited course is designed for moms, dads, parents-to-be or those in care of infants.’
  • 19) ‘For the moms, the days of getting up little late seemed to have ended.’
  • 20) ‘The girls all met by the time they were 5 years old and their moms became friends in the process.’
  • 21) ‘There is good news tonight on helping single moms back to work and off welfare.’
  • 22) ‘In one of the most dramatic shifts our society has seen, two-thirds of all moms also work outside the home.’
  • 23) ‘The moms sit in the kitchen drinking strong coffee and sharing pie and good conversation while the kids all run amok.’
  • 24) ‘Why do we wait for one day a year to tell our moms, wives, we love them?’
  • 25) ‘One of the other moms ran home and grabbed some trunks for the boy and he quickly went to romp with the other kids.’
  • 26) ‘The group started a program for moms and tots that is still going today.’
  • 27) ‘Many workers, particularly working moms, wanted flexible and reduced work times.’
  • 28) ‘Tomorrow is the weekly park playdate I set up for the summer with the preschool moms.’
  • 29) ‘A great many expectant moms work right up until the day they go into labour.’
  • 30) ‘The moms and dads were as impressed with the inside of the cottage as the children were.’
  • 31) ‘I open up my bathroom cabinet and realise I even have the same products my mom had.’
  • 32) ‘All of a sudden my mom picks up the salt and pepper shakers and throws them at my dad's head.’
  • 33) ‘They had a tiny office in the building my mom worked in, a kilometre or two from my house.’
  • 34) ‘His mom had taken him out to get a new pair of shoes, but he found a problem with every one he tried.’
  • 35) ‘My mom made it her duty to make countless trips to the ministry to get them to place me in a school.’
  • 36) ‘People must wonder why my mom and daddy let us do that, but we were so wild that they couldn't control us.’

Examples

  • 1) He seems angry with his mum about problems he had with his stepfather.
  • 2) She lives at home but her mum now lets me stay overnight.
  • 3) The apartment was so messy he was ashamed to invite his mum to stay.
  • 4) She goes on to cite her mum as one of her fashion icons.
  • 5) The single mum refused to comment last night.
  • 6) He survived after begging his mum to call an ambulance.
  • 7) Four have been attacked this year by the jobless mum of three.
  • 8) Is she hoping to persuade some tiger and helicopter mums to become average?
  • 9) I remember thinking 'My mum is going to kill me!
  • 10) You only get one mum and mine has gone.
  • 11) My gran had my mum young and my mum had me young.
  • 12) The telecoms giant contacted the mum of three to offer savings on her phone bill.
  • 13) My mum called me last week and told me that my friend had taken a fatal overdose.
  • 14) There should be something in the packs new mums get.
  • 15) Could you ask his mum how she thinks it would work out?
  • 16) We drifted apart and she finally left to stay with her mum.
  • 17) They are still laughing and his mum is still telling him to come home.
  • 18) The busy model and mum needs to keep her energy up.
  • 19) Both ovaries were removed and the healthy one frozen in the hope she could one day become a mum.
  • 20) My mum bullies me about it.
  • 21) My mum and dad got divorced six years ago and my younger brother and I stayed with my mum.
  • 22) He says: 'My mum worked in a salon and my stepdad was an armed robber.
  • 23) We came back to mine for a while and mum didn't mind that she was here. she was actually really nice and asked her about her exams and things, it was good. .mum even invited her to stay for dinner!!! but she had to go home, her own parents were expecting her home .... i missed her as oon as she left.
  • 24) Start preparing your script to respond to the ’strained’ greetings you will receive from mum & dad when you are next home nothing guarantees that a post WILL be read more than an imperative “Please don’t read this link mum& dad”, in any case superfluous since its content is divulged in subsequent responses – and you told us they recommended your blog to their friends!
  • 25) The only thing I sometimes pinch off my mum is her turn of phrase.
  • 26) That's so weird, saying Ilona i mean ... my mum is the other Ilona that commented.
  • 27) It was called posh at school cause my mum is a pom.
  • 28) July 10th, 2009 4: 33 pm ET someone has found a huge skeleton in a closet, and it has a lot interesting things spilling out of its 'pockets, "mum" is the word ..
  • 29) I write a bloomin 'videogame blog that aims to elevate the medium above the general level of “Hey, fuck you, my mum is a classy lady” Xbox live discourse which, I occasionally suspect, may be a noble yet Sisyphean effort.
  • 30) Until now, Emma had decided to remain mum about where she was going to college.
  • 31) ‘Her comparison of older mothers to teenage mums and her call for government intervention is likely to prove highly controversial.’
  • 32) ‘Here we speak to a first-time mum, a mother of four and that other essential to baby-making, a father, about their experiences of life after childbirth.’
  • 33) ‘Like his mum - and her mother before her - Tom suffers from aura migraines.’
  • 34) ‘His mum was a single mother who had a succession of boyfriends, none of whom were able to act as a father figure to him or his sister Denise.’
  • 35) ‘She wasn't my real mother - my real mum died when she had me - but I called her my mama.’
  • 36) ‘Was I jumping to conclusions thinking of my mum as a careless mother?’
  • 37) ‘But with my youngest daughter, we took the initiative and named her after mum's mother's mum, Asantewaa.’
  • 38) ‘These results are great news for all mums, but working mums will feel particularly reassured.’
  • 39) ‘If your mum clicked with their mum then you would have a new friend whether you liked it or not!’
  • 40) ‘As much as the vast majority of people adore their mums, mums are still one of the most frustrating and annoying creatures to walk this planet.’
  • 41) ‘They are the ultimate ‘new men’, happy to gossip at the school gates with the mums while their own child's mother is out at work pursuing her career and bringing in the family income.’
  • 42) ‘Despite their loss, her mum Patti and family have now thrown themselves into raising cash for research into the rare disease.’
  • 43) ‘When my mum spoke it was more scary than receiving a beating.’
  • 44) ‘Recalling his hospital visits in his mother's last days, Hugh writes about how he made his beloved mum laugh by wearing her bedpan as a hat and blowing up surgical gloves to resemble udders.’
  • 45) ‘I am a working mum living in a rural village 17 km from Lismore.’
  • 46) ‘A defiant single mum plans to create a haven for her children and their friends to rebuild community spirit after standing up to nuisance neighbours.’
  • 47) ‘My mum lives in Scotland and she thinks I'm a star.’
  • 48) ‘‘I like to do the mum thing and help out at school and you cannot do that when you are working full time,’ she says.’
  • 49) ‘His mum Shirley was a devout Christian woman, a Methodist, just a touch humourless but endlessly patient, kind and smiling.’
  • 50) ‘The Robinson girls not only learned how to grow vegetables but also, thanks to the expert tutelage of mum Joan, how to cook them.’
  • 51) ‘They kept their engagement and pregnancy mum for months.’
  • 52) ‘Well the most wonderful thing happened last night, but I have to be mum on the subject, so I can't say a word.’
  • 53) ‘However, his doctors are still remaining mum on his condition until the complete tests take place later this week.’
  • 54) ‘We didn't really see much reason for it, but we remained mum all the same.’
  • 55) ‘He was mum as to whether the carrier plans to turn it on in the future.’
  • 56) ‘These shows depend on contestants remaining mum about the show's outcome until the airdate.’
  • 57) ‘The company is remaining mum on the core question about its instant messaging technology.’
  • 58) ‘Whether you want to compete or simply collect mums, the National Chrysanthemum Society has 43 chapters across the country.’
  • 59) ‘Saint Mary's Church was decorated with pink and white mums.’
  • 60) ‘Autumn's butterflies - fritillaries and migrating monarchs - match the burnt-orange mums just beginning to bloom.’
  • 61) ‘Then the first cold front rolls in, slays the mums, frosts the lawn, whistles down the chimney and signals the reign of the new season.’
  • 62) ‘Jaws gaped, dessert was quickly served, and the topic moved to something like the appropriate watering time for mums.’
  • 63) ‘Autumn-colored mums, pink carnations and fucshia orchids lining the streets.’
  • 64) ‘The flower lady buffed the bouquet out with orchids, mums, other fragrant weird blooms I don't know the names of, and various greens.’
  • 65) ‘Pumpkins, bales of hay, mums in colors that mimic the trees, a few scarecrows and a wooden black cat complete the package.’
  • 66) ‘When my primroses have served their cheerful spring purpose, it will be easy to replace them with pots of other colorful summer favorites such as mums, asters, or a geranium.’
  • 67) ‘However, if you live in a climate with winters marked by regular hard freezes, you can improve your mums ' winter survival by cutting off tops after new growth begins in spring.’
  • 68) ‘A hollowed pumpkin is a fitting place to tuck a small pot of mums or an arrangement of fresh or dried flowers.’
  • 69) ‘The deep green fine-textured foliage of mums is remarkably aromatic, lending a distinctive ambience to the containers in which they are planted.’
  • 70) ‘Garden mums give us a burst of color in the fall when used to replace the annuals we have enjoyed since spring.’
  • 71) ‘Put tall plants behind short ones and plan to have continuous color from the first flowering bulbs of early spring to hardy mums, which will withstand a light frost.’
  • 72) ‘He was the first to draw scholarly attention to the custom of Christmas mumming in Newfoundland and its accompanying traditional drama, as evidenced in the standard work on the subject, Christmas mumming in Newfoundland.’
  • 73) ‘It's an old tradition, which, along with wassailing and mumming, we have performed over the years in and around Skipton, and many people, especially those young in heart, enjoy the music and dance in which all are invited to participate.’
  • 74) ‘The common and consistent point is that they took a selection of historic performance practices - morris dances and sword dances, mumming, and others in England - and declared them to be the survivals of ancient sacrificial rituals.’
  • 75) ‘He and others argued that English morris dancing and sword dancing, and mumming, were closely linked, and in fact represented the surviving fragments of a once-united, pan-European sacrificial ritual.’
  • 76) ‘The English writers thought they found sacrifice in sword dancing and mumming, which sometimes included mock killings; surely this reflected ancient sacrifices, faded to rude play acting?’
  • 77) ‘The section on popular masking proceeds through chapters on early masking, carnival, and mumming, all of which pursue a contextual approach to these forms.’
  • 78) ‘The mummers wore oversized, wire-constructed costumes and carried little umbrellas as they mummed along.’
  • 79) ‘An essential part of the mumming tradition was audience participation, with the crowd hissing the dragon and cheering St George to victory, and that's probably where we get our robust pantomime backchat these days.’
  • 80) ‘The Camloch mummers have been invited to the festival this year, and responses to a questionnaire on the mumming or rhymers tradition are asked for.’
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