papa

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

pa·pa

noun \ˈpä-pə, chiefly British pə-ˈpä\

: a person's father

Full Definition of PAPA

:  father

Variants of PAPA

pa·pa also pop·pa \ˈpä-pə\

Examples of PAPA

  1. <a proud papa of newborn twins>

Origin of PAPA

French (baby talk)
First Known Use: 1677

Related to PAPA

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

Rhymes with PAPA

Pa·pa

\pə-ˈpä, ˈpä-pə\

Definition of PAPA

—a communications code word for the letter p

First Known Use of PAPA

1952

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