momi


momi

noun, plural Mo·mus·es, Mo·mi [moh-mahy] /ˈmoʊ maɪ/ for 2.

  1. Also Mo·mos [moh-mos] /ˈmoʊ mɒs/. Classical Mythology. the god of ridicule.
  2. (sometimes lowercase) a faultfinder; a carping critic.

noun plural -muses or -mi (-maɪ)

  1. Greek myth the god of blame and mockery
  2. a cavilling critic

n.“humorously disagreeable person,” 1560s, from Latin, from Greek Momos, nme of the god of ridicule and sarcasm (Greek momos, literally “blame, ridicule, disgrace,” of unknown origin); also used in English as personification of fault-finding and captious criticism.

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