Meaning of “mother” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈmʌðər/

A1 your female parent:

a single mother
My mother and father are divorced.

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the title of an important nun (= woman who lives in a female religious group):

Mother Teresa
→ See also surrogate mother

(Definition of “mother” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)