Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “mother” en inglés

See all translations

mother

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌð.ər/ us    //

mother noun [C] (PARENT)

A1 a female parent: My mother was 21 when she got married. All the mothers and fathers had been invited to the end-of-term concert. The little kittens and their mother were all curled up asleep in the same basket. [as form of address] formal or old-fashioned May I borrow your car, Mother?
More examples

mother noun [C] (RELIGIOUS WOMAN)

( also Mother) the title of a woman who is in charge of, or who has a high rank within, a convent (= house of religious women): Mother Theresa a mother superior [as form of address] Good morning, Mother.

mother noun [C] (SLANG)

offensive mainly US →  motherfucker

mother

verb [T] uk   /ˈmʌð.ər/ us    // often disapproving
to treat a person with great kindness and love and to try to protect them from anything dangerous or difficult: Stop mothering her - she's 40 years old and can take care of herself.
(Definition of mother from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de mother
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “mother” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Aprende más