Definition of mammet in English:

mammet

noun

Regional
archaic
  • 1An image, a dressed-up figure; a doll, a puppet.

  • 2A contemptible or hateful person; a weakling, a physically or mentally feeble person. Now chiefly English regional.

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman maumet, reduced form of mauhoumet, Old French mahomet, mahommet idol, a use of Mahomet Mahomet, resulting from the common medieval Christian belief that the prophet Muhammad was worshipped as a god.

Pronunciation

mammet

/ˈmamɪt/