sugarmummy, noun

Origin:
U.S. EnglishShow more Formed by analogy with U.S. English sugar daddy.
slang
In urban (usually township) English: a wealthy middle-aged (white) woman who spends money freely on a younger man in return for his companionship or intimacy.
1986 W. Schärf et al. in Burman & Reynolds Growing Up 279In June 1984..there was a lot more talk among the boys about ‘bunnies’ (white men) and ‘sugarmummies’ (white women) than occurred a year later. This is partially attributable to the international AIDS scare.
1993 J. Lenake Informant, Pretoria‘Sugarmummy’ is used because many men die early and women have relationships with younger men.
a wealthy middle-aged (white) woman who spends money freely on a younger man in return for his companionship or intimacy.

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