Definition of dad
: father 1a
Examples of dad in a Sentence
Her mom and dad both said she can't go.
my dad did most of the cooking for dinner because he usually got home earlier than my mom
Recent Examples of dad from the Web
Couisnard’s dad, Jermaine, said Wednesday in a Facebook message to The Star.
My dad and my two brothers had been there and done that.
Her mom and dad were teen parents themselves, but that didn’t stop Maci’s mother from getting a GED and then a bachelor’s degree in business administration — all while working full-time and taking care of the kids.
RE: DAD WITH DEMENTIA: People with early dementia know their memory is failing.
Still looking for something to get a dad for Father's Day?
Both mother and dad are kind of heavily involved in his life.
Pundits predicted it, and so did his stage dad, LaVar Ball, who in essence told other teams not to consider drafting his son.
Hedge fund activist just can't quit his dad's failing company.
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Origin and Etymology of dad
probably baby talk
First Known Use: 1533See Words from the same year
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Definition of dad for English Language Learners
: a person's father
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