daddy

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noun dad·dy \ ˈda-dē \

Definition of daddy

plural daddies
1 :father 1a
2 :granddaddy 2

Examples of daddy in a Sentence

  1. I stopped calling my father Daddy because I thought it sounded childish.

  2. Cook's Tours can be considered the daddy of all organized travel tours.

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First Known Use of daddy

1523

daddy Synonyms

Synonyms
dad, father, old man, pa, papa (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sire
Antonyms
descendant (also descendent)
Related Words
paterfamilias, patriarch; father figure, father image; stepfather
Near Antonyms
by-product, derivative, offshoot, outgrowth, spin-off; daughter, son

DADDY Defined for English Language Learners

daddy

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noun

Definition of daddy for English Language Learners

  • : a person's father


DADDY Defined for Kids

daddy

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noun dad·dy \ ˈda-dē \

Definition of daddy for Students

plural daddies
:1father 1


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