Definition of Mamma mia in English:

Mamma mia

exclamation

  • Expressing surprise, astonishment, or approval.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Lord Byron (1788–1824), poet. From Italian Mamma mia, lit. ‘mother mine!’ from mamma mother + mia, feminine of mio my.

Pronunciation

Mamma mia

/ˌmamə ˈmiːə/