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A boy or man who is particularly close with his mother to the point of being overly dependent on her. Lynn dumped Mark because he was such a mama's boy and always ran to her to fix his problems.
See also: boy
A woman who gives her much younger romantic or sexual partner a lot of money and gifts. Often implies that the financial aspect is in lieu of genuine romantic interest from one or both people in the relationship. I know I shouldn't judge just from appearances, but it certainly seems like Tommy's new girlfriend is a bit of a sugar mama. Why else would he be with a woman nearly twice her age? Sarah is not my sugar mama! Sure, she treats me to dinner and takes me on vacations now and then, but I pay my own way in life!
A woman, especially an older woman, who is overtly or bawdily sexually alluring and exciting. Mike always gets so embarrassed when all the boys in his class start staring at his red-hot mama when she comes to pick him up from school. She prides herself as being a brazen, outgoing red-hot mama, regardless of her age or social status.
go home to mama
to give up something-such as a marriage-and return to one's mother's home. I've had it. I'm going home to mama. Mary left him and went home to mama.
A sissy, especially a boy or man excessively attached to his mother. For example, The children called Tom a mama's boy because he ran home with every little problem. This sexist expression has survived despite its pejorative tone. [Colloquial; mid-1800s]
See also: boy
n. a policewoman. (see also lady bear.) As we came under the bridge, we saw a mama bear sitting in a pigmobile.
My mama didn’t raise no dummy
sent. I’m not stupid. Sure I know the difference between good and bad. My mama didn’t raise no dummy.
n. an exciting woman; a sexually exciting or excited woman. I’m no red-hot mama, just a country girl.
interj. so you say. (Black.) Not enough bread! Yo mama.
A woman who is sexy in a flashy and obvious way. The phrase reached its maximum popularity through an early 20th-century entertainer named Sophie Tucker, who billed herself as “the Last of the Red Hot Mamas” (history fails to reveal who was the first). Nothing about her was shy or demure—one of her songs began, “You've got to see Mama ev'ry night or you can't see Mama at all.” As a description of a woman who appealed to male carnal appetites, the phrase was used by men and often, like Ms. Tucker, by the women themselves.