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paddy

noun pad·dy \ˈpa-dē\

Simple Definition of paddy

  • : a wet field where rice is grown

Full Definition of paddy

plural paddies also pad·is

  1. 1 :  rice; especially :  threshed unmilled rice

  2. 2 :  wet land in which rice is grown

Variants of paddy

also padi play \ˈpa-dē\

Origin of paddy

Malay padi


First Known Use: 1623

Rhymes with paddy


Paddy

play
noun Pad·dy \ˈpa-dē\

Definition of Paddy

plural Paddies

often offensive

  1. :  irishman



Origin of paddy

from Paddy, Hiberno-English nickname for Patrick


First Known Use: 1780



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