Mothball Mother-in-law

Mother

Meanings and phrases

mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); female parent
  2. a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar
  3. a term of address for an elderly woman
  4. a term of address for a mother superior
  5. a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation

mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. care for like a mother; fuss; overprotect
  2. make children; beget; get; engender; father; sire; generate; bring forth

Great Mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. great nature goddess of ancient Phrygia in Asia Minor; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Roman Ops; Cybele; Dindymene; Magna Mater; Mater Turrita

Mother Carey 's chicken

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. medium-sized storm petrel; Mother Carey's hen; Oceanites oceanicus

Mother Carey 's hen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. medium-sized storm petrel; Mother Carey's chicken; Oceanites oceanicus

Mother Goose

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the imaginary author of a collection of nursery rhymes

Mother Hubbard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman's loose unbelted dress; muumuu

Mother Jones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930); Jones; Mary Harris Jones

Mother Seton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821); Seton; Elizabeth Seton; Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton

Mother Teresa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997); Teresa; Theresa; Mother Theresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

Mother Theresa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997); Teresa; Mother Teresa; Theresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

Mother 's Day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. second Sunday in May

den mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who plays the role of a den mother
  2. a woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts

earth mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility

foster mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman who is a foster parent and raises another's child; foster-mother
E.g.
  • Tinkori Dasi was Rashbehari Bose's foster mother.
  • Basically it's about Tarzan and his foster mother."
  • His daughter Patrisha's two sisters lived with this foster mother in her Wauchula home.

mother board

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the main circuit board for a computer; CPU board

mother cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cell from which another cell of an organism (usually of a different sort) develops

mother country

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the country where you were born; fatherland; homeland; motherland; country of origin; native land
E.g.
  • This is the Oirat mother country.
  • Each agency's area corresponded roughly to the colonial sphere of its mother country.
  • Traditionally, the first releases of their albums are always held in the mother country of the band - Latvia.

mother figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman who evokes the feelings usually reserved for a mother
E.g.
  • Blanche considers Sophia as both a mother figure and as a mean old lady.
  • Mallette remained a mother figure to Justin, and his best friends Chaz Somers and Ryan Butler.
  • It is Helene’s grandmother, Cecile, who stands in as a mother figure and her primary caretaker.

mother fucker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous; asshole; bastard; cocksucker; dickhead; shit; motherfucker; prick; whoreson; son of a bitch; SOB

mother hen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who cares for the needs of others (especially in an overprotective or interfering way)
  2. a hen with chicks

mother lode

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the main vein of ore in a deposit; champion lode

mother of thyme

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America; basil thyme; basil balm; Acinos arvensis; Satureja acinos

mother superior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the superior of a group of nuns; abbess; prioress

mother tongue

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one's native language; the language learned by children and passed from one generation to the next; maternal language; first language
E.g.
  • The Iraqw speak the Iraqw language as a mother tongue.
  • The Hedareb speak the Beja language as a mother tongue.
  • For a majority of Dhaiso, Swahili is their mother tongue.

mother wit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sound practical judgment; common sense; good sense; gumption; horse sense; sense

mother 's boy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a boy excessively attached to his mother; lacking normal masculine interests; mamma's boy; mama's boy

mother 's daughter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a daughter who is favored by and similar to her mother

mother 's milk

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. milk secreted by a woman who has recently given birth

mother 's son

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a male person

queen mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign
E.g.
  • The queen mother also employed Bishop Paul as her chancellor from 1295 at the latest.
  • In 1940, when Queen Helen returned to Romania, a flag was designed for the queen mother.
  • Stateira also publicly spoke up against the cruelties of the queen mother at the Persian court.

spore mother cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cell from which a spore develops

surrogate mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so
E.g.
  • The oocyte is then re-inserted into the surrogate mother.
  • At the moment, it is said his first child was conceived of a surrogate mother.
  • Phoebe becomes a surrogate mother for her brother and his wife Alice (Debra Jo Rupp).

mother died

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother died shortly after reaching The Dalles.
  • Amir Ali's mother died when he was nine years old.
  • To make matters worse, his mother died of cancer.

single mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was the first single mother singer in Vietnam.
  • Shanthi Krishna plays a single mother in the film.
  • She was raised by a single mother of four children.

whose mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1646) whose mother was one Dina Borremans.
  • He has a son, Shane, whose mother is singer Sinéad O'Connor.
  • This upsets Gorgeous, whose mother had died eight years earlier.

mother and father

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Warhol was buried next to his mother and father.
  • The mother and father were in a family court dispute.
  • Victor D’Amico's mother and father were born in Italy.

mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother’s name is not listed on the certificate.
  • Her daughter was in full support of her mother’s work.
  • She is a quarter Korean on her mother’s side.

mother and sister

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Amrah hears rumors of the mother and sister's fate.
  • His mother and sister have also worked as skating coaches.
  • Ben-Hur sets out for Jerusalem to find his mother and sister.

mother s

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother’s name is not listed on the certificate.
  • Her daughter was in full support of her mother’s work.
  • She is a quarter Korean on her mother’s side.

s mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Noah’s mother almost catches them in his room.
  • Loic Bouvard’s mother was Andrée Caron.
  • Vukinavanua’s mother was a noble lady.

s mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Noah’s mother almost catches them in his room.
  • Loic Bouvard’s mother was Andrée Caron.
  • Vukinavanua’s mother was a noble lady.

own mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To her care he was entrusted by his own mother.
  • "Haha" is used to refer to one's own mother.
  • not his own mother) as a wife.

widowed mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His widowed mother wanted him to become a jurist.
  • His widowed mother had done the same in 1811.
  • Her widowed mother Bizhu gambled away their inheritance.

mother died when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Amir Ali's mother died when he was nine years old.
  • Pornsak's mother died when he was five years old.
  • Anthony's mother died when he was two years of age.

father and mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Malhotra is a Sikh, he is the only son of his father and mother.
  • When her father and mother visit her tower, he tells them a story.
  • He qualifies through both his father and mother's Corsican heritage.

mother worked

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother worked as a farm laborer to help in his studies.
  • Wright's mother worked as a housekeeper.
  • His father worked in law and his mother worked as a professor.

mother moved

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mowbray's mother moved to America with her son.
  • In 1924, her father died and her mother moved to Ponce.
  • As a teenager, he and his mother moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

biological mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rita Chase may indeed be Johnny's biological mother.
  • Nick also plans to find his biological mother who is in Serbia.
  • His biological mother died from breast cancer when he was three.

mother church

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was buried in Santa Sabina, the Dominican mother church.
  • The abbey became the mother church of the order in Scotland.
  • It is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Armidale.

when his mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was 10 years old when his mother passed away.
  • Bernard was only nineteen years of age when his mother died.
  • But he returns to Kolkata after 22 years when his mother, Suchismita, dies.

through his mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has Scottish heritage through his mother.
  • Their son was John who claimed Galloway through his mother.
  • Evan must struggle through his mother's death and meets C.I.A.

mother and daughter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are the first mother and daughter to play for the Black Ferns.
  • Despite the distance between them, however, mother and daughter do love each other.
  • The two have a frank conversation during which they become closer as mother and daughter.

mother remarried

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Pilchowa was a child, her mother remarried.
  • Her parents divorced and her mother remarried.
  • After his mother remarried, his family moved to Texas.

birth mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also discovered that his birth mother had been adopted.
  • At the end, Raymond still does not know that Wai Lan is his birth mother.
  • He decided to offer a sacrifice to the sun, whom his birth mother worshipped.

mother when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He lost his mother when he was only 12 years old.
  • Carlson is a lesbian and came out to her mother when she was 24.
  • He received a violin from his mother when he was seven years old.

wife and mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was an English moneylender, wife and mother.
  • Christina's ambition in life was to be a good wife and mother.
  • After searching for many days, Sadazo is found by his wife and mother.

mother took

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Salomé's mother took her to Rome when Salomé was 21.
  • Her parents’ marriage ended and her mother took her to York.
  • Her mother took her then for registration at the local sports club.

mother married

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother married Edward Nascato in 1961.
  • Her mother married again and her new siblings bullied her.
  • When Lee-Chin was aged seven, his mother married Vincent Chen.

mother was born

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother was born in Kaskaskia, Illinois.
  • Green's mother was born into the Sebag-Montefiore family.
  • His mother was born in Nome, Alaska; his father in Manitoba.

mother language

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its closest relative is the mutually-intelligible mother language, Dutch.
  • However, the Yazidis in Bashiqa and Bahzani speak Arabic as their mother language.
  • In the census of 1921, Ladino was the mother language of 10,000 out of 70,000 inhabitants of Sarajevo.

adoptive mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This left his adoptive mother to raise him on her own.
  • Her adoptive mother has said that she will continue her case in court.
  • Her adoptive mother, Lamyai Kaewkerd, vowed to continue her battle in court.

when her mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rey became interested in the guitar when her mother bought one in 1964.
  • Agnes was aged just 10 when her mother, Agnes Rainie (1708–1742), died.
  • However, her newfound trust is tested when her mother gives birth to a son.

late mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 16 because of his late mother who died in 2006 when he was aged 16.
  • Joan Mavis Trotter is Del and Rodney's late mother, and wife of Reg.
  • The title was first awarded posthumously in 806 to the late mother of Emperor Heizei.

mother and brother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Soon afterward, his mother and brother both fell ill and died.
  • Marcia runs home to inform her mother and brother about what had happened.
  • Her mother and brother help her but at the same time make her feel guilty.

mother and child

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mother and child were restored to the royal family.
  • Having resources to nourish mother and child attracts potential mates.
  • Encouraged to speed by Louise, the car Jim's driving nearly hits a mother and child.

mother and grandmother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Neïla lives in the Paris suburbs with her mother and grandmother.
  • Both Anita Leslie's mother and grandmother had suffered from asthma.
  • His mother and grandmother were churchgoers; his father was a nonbeliever.

mother dies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Mary's mother dies she decides to go travelling.
  • Soldiers arrest Gauri also and her mother dies.
  • Shortly after, Gopal's mother dies of a heart attack.

mother and stepfather

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother and stepfather had a daughter, Angela.
  • His mother and stepfather later broke up when Rivera was 12.
  • Both her mother and stepfather actively took part in her education.

mother did

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother did not believe Eylül and gave her away to the orphanage.
  • The mother did not recover from the childbirth, and died just two days later.
  • Her mother did not initially recognize her, since she had last seen her at age 9.

mother and son

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mother and son ended their life in fire.
  • The mother and son team started at opposite ends of the wire.
  • After her divorce, Evanti continued to travel with her mother and son.

mother came

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1937, he and his mother came to the Soviet Union.
  • Lindström's mother came from a free church baptist family.
  • His mother came from a family of cantors.

mother left

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother left the family when Loretta was about seven years old.
  • He left the soap when the actress playing his on-screen mother left the show.
  • After her mother left the family, Dee's father remarried, to Emma Amelia Benson, a schoolteacher.

mother goddess

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Prithvi (Sanskrit: ', also ') is the Hindu "earth" and mother goddess.
  • Then she says to bring her and she takes approval from the mother goddess.
  • She is the mother goddess in Hinduism and has many attributes and aspects.

mother gave

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • That month, her mother gave birth to a stillborn son.
  • My mother gave me life...The disciples said to Jesus...deny.
  • His mother gave her some old clothing.

mother taught

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother taught scripture at Hall School, Weybridge.
  • His mother taught him violin and a method called solfeggio.
  • His mother taught him his scholastic subjects and his father instructed him in art.

mother became

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Johannes' mother became obsessed with religion.
  • Her mother became a casting director for Thames Television.
  • His mother became a sole bread winner and took care of the children.

real mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is actually the older brother of Hitto's real mother.
  • Bhutto considers Ghinwa as her real mother.
  • As a child Călinescu did not know who his real mother was.

became the mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The abbey became the mother church of the order in Scotland.
  • She married Basil of Yaroslavl, and became the mother of Maria of Yaroslavl.
  • His granddaughter, Ada May Rich, became the mother of Laraine Day, who became an actress.

young mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After the car accident the young mother's life changes radically.
  • While driving home, she hits a young mother and her young daughter.
  • She suddenly auditioned for the show "Andi Mack" and got the role of Bex, the single young mother of the title.

mother of all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • We call Kiev 'the mother of all Russian cities.'
  • It is the first ulpena in Israel and therefore it is called "Em HaUlpenot" (mother of all ulpenas).
  • Nero deprived his mother of all honors and powers, and even removed her Roman and German bodyguards.

mother had died

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother had died when Miller was five years old.
  • This upsets Gorgeous, whose mother had died eight years earlier.
  • Lewis's own mother had died when he was a child, and his father was distant, demanding, and eccentric.

mother told

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Anne's mother told Anne, she was a changed child.
  • There, his mother told her that he had left.
  • His mother told him the truth and let him climb the giant toa.

mother and siblings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By the time she returned to the kennel, her mother and siblings were no longer there.
  • Earl and his mother and siblings attended Schuyler Baptist Church near their homestead.
  • She also has the right to refuse to live with her husband's father, mother and siblings.

mother ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At dawn, all the Italian craft reached their mother ship safely.
  • The mother ship had no fishing license, and had kept no catch log.
  • The lander would be discarded and the mother ship would return home.

deceased mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A man comes home from prison to claim from his deceased mother's estate.
  • Haruhi is dedicated to her studies and aspires to enter law school to emulate her deceased mother.
  • The story ends with a group of bullies throwing Alvin's bathrobe, which belonged to his deceased mother, over a bridge.

dead mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their dead mother had been an Arunta woman known as Annie.
  • Kei reflects on her dead mother and Sammy's childhood ("Higher").
  • The story is about a son who is trying to learn about his dead mother.

lost his mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He lost his mother when he was only 12 years old.
  • He had just lost his mother earlier that year.
  • Israel lost his mother as well when he was two years old.

mother later

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wolff's mother later settled in Washington, D.C.
  • For as yet unexplained reasons, her mother later died.
  • His mother later recalled: "Oh, what grief!

mother during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gould has performed with his mother during her 2012 North American tour and also during her 2013 European tour.
  • The total fertility rate has decreased from 5.8 in 1960 to 4.2 children per mother during childbearing years in 2000.
  • He lived in College during term, but stayed with his mother during vacations at Holford and then from 1912 at Dinder.

between mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This behavior in manatees is found mostly between mother and calf interactions.
  • In large species, it lasts for over a year and involves a strong bond between mother and offspring.
  • The once very close and sweet relationship between mother and daughter turns into an emotional struggle.

because his mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was named for Saint Christopher and because his mother liked the name.
  • Prince Regent John VI of Portugal ruled because his mother the queen was insane.
  • This was because his mother had done it for him all his life, an example of her coddling him.

mother then

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother then took over as full-time carer.
  • His mother then married the Swiss composer Paul Sacher.
  • The mother then licks them gradually into proper shape."

mother sent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother sent her and her sister to the uncle to learn from the uncle.
  • In 1920, Collazo's father died and his mother sent him to live with his brother in Jayuya.
  • When he was 10 years old, his mother sent him to Saigon to study, living at his uncle's house.

mother and sisters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During this time he also accompanied his mother and sisters on a trip to Paris.
  • Mosadi's mother and sisters pushed her to become the next kgosikgolo during this time, which would break a history of solely male dikgosikgolo.
  • Her first series is set in Los Angeles and concerns Jessie Drake, a divorced homicide detective who has a difficult relationship with her mother and sisters.

ailing mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She later returned to Maryland to care for her ailing mother.
  • Shankar quits his job in Bombay and decides to stay in Nanjangud to take care of his ailing mother.
  • Just as Martin was about to take a course in obstetrics, she was called home to care for her ailing mother.

through her mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She qualifies for Sri Lanka through her mother.
  • He is a cousin of actress Gemma Arterton through her mother.
  • In 1112, she inherited the county of Provence through her mother.

mother returned

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With the early death of his father, his mother returned to Germany.
  • He was assigned apartments in the royal nursery while his mother returned to France.
  • In the mid 1990s, she and her mother returned to Istanbul from Germany, where they had lived.

mother lived

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His mother lived to age 102, dying in 1907.
  • Owen had three children, and her mother lived with the family.
  • In Schwerin his mother lived with him until her death in 1845.

mother did not

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother did not believe Eylül and gave her away to the orphanage.
  • The mother did not recover from the childbirth, and died just two days later.
  • Her mother did not initially recognize her, since she had last seen her at age 9.

mother tells

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Guy's mother tells Anne that Guy managed to survive, albeit horribly disfigured.
  • At the night of the party, Alice's mother tells a lie to discourage her daughter.
  • The mother tells the second son to kneel in front of his wife, and is pleased that he finally repents.

mother before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is shown waving at his mother before the camera fades out.
  • I believe in justice, but I will defend my mother before justice."
  • Trevor has a white father who left his mother before Trevor was born.

mother does

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her mother does not approve, but she goes along with it.
  • The mother does not possess a pouch.
  • Quickly, the mother returns with a gift, but the mother doesn't tell who the gift is from.

mother went

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Collins was 14, her mother went back to university to get her law degree.
  • His mother went from a good to a bad person when she joined the Pungsan Dog Cult.
  • The youngster and his mother went through several years of hardship during the war.

elderly mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I'm sorry to my family, my elderly mother and my children.
  • Baby Suggs is the elderly mother of Halle.
  • He lives in Philadelphia with his wife Lillian, his brother Philip, and his elderly mother.

because her mother

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kajal wants to tell her mother, but she cannot because her mother is a heart patient.
  • Vasen was exposed to pregnancy and raising children because her mother had nine children.
  • Phoebe is working as a masseuse; she is slightly crazy because her mother committed suicide when she was a child.
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