Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Ocracoke Island, North Carolina To harass; bother. See Note at Ocracoke Island.

Etymologies

Alteration of dialectal mammock, to tear, botch up, from archaic mammock, a scrap.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • (for a piece of something), and "mommuck" (meaning to bother) that hadn't been heard since Shakespeare put away his quill.

    I'm A Stranger Here Myself

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