Definition of babymother in English:



  • The mother of one or more of a man’s children, who is not his wife or current partner.

    • ‘He is working with Marley on a song called Diamonds, which he is clearly excited about and describes it as being ‘bad, bad, bad… it's giving thanks to the mothers, the daughters and the babymothers.’’
    • ‘Happy Mother's Day to all the babymothers!’
    • ‘If he is a married man, what sort of incriminating things could his babymother be seeing at his house?’
    • ‘In 2006, little Timmy from number 24 not only snorts more coke than Tony Montana, but he also has 2 babymothers and probably drives a much better car than you.’
    • ‘Buy little gifts for the child and offer to drop them off yourself so that the baby-mother is assured that you exist and that your relationship with her ex is serious.’
    • ‘Being black is a burden because of the stereotypes of keeping it real in the ghetto, living in the yard, and having ‘bare’ (lots of) babymothers.’
    • ‘He has other kids and he lets his babymothers disrespect me.’
    • ‘Eventually, one of his babymothers got tired of having to raise her son off her small paycheck and took him to court for not financially supporting the child.’
    • ‘She told him to leave his babymother to date another woman.’
    • ‘He goes around asking his friends and his "babymother" for dough to buy a moped.’
    • ‘However just like my babymother they all want the World and are usually not prepared to do anything about it themselves.’
    • ‘The massive popularity of the black genre fiction published by imprints like Payback and the X-Press is evidence of a reading public hungry for British-set stories of yardies, babymothers, true players and dancehall queens.’
    • ‘I have several kids by different babymothers.’
    • ‘He has a girlfriend and a baby-mother.’
    • ‘When he first met her, he was heavily involved with his babymother.’


1960s: from baby + mother, after babyfather; originally in Caribbean English.