noun \ˈdad\

: a person's father

Full Definition of DAD

:  father 1a

Examples of DAD

  1. Her mom and dad both said she can't go.
  2. <my dad did most of the cooking for dinner because he usually got home earlier than my mom>

Origin of DAD

probably baby talk
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to DAD

father, daddy, old man, pa, papa (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sire

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt

Rhymes with DAD


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