Definition of Momus in English:

Momus

noun

rare, literary
  • (A) The Greek god of censure and ridicule, who was banished from Olympus for his criticisms of the gods; (also) a representation of the god. (b) A person who habitually grumbles or finds fault, a carping critic. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Hall (1529–1568/9), surgeon and author. From Momus (ancient Greek Μῶμος; personification of μῶμος ridicule), the name of the Greek god of censure and ridicule.

Pronunciation

Momus

/ˈməʊməs/