Meaning of “mummy” in the English Dictionary

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"mummy" in British English

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mummynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmʌm.i/ us /ˈmʌm.i/

(Definition of “mummy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mummy" in American English

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mummynoun [ C ]

us /ˈmʌm·i/

(esp. in ancient Egypt) a dead body that has been preserved from decay, esp. by being treated with special substances before being wrapped in cloth

(Definition of “mummy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)