papa

play
noun pa·pa \ ˈpä-pə , chiefly British pə-ˈpä \
variants: or less commonly play \ˈpä-pə\

Definition of papa

Examples of papa in a Sentence

  1. a proud papa of newborn twins

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Origin and Etymology of papa

French (baby talk)

papa Synonyms

Synonyms
dad, daddy, old man, pa, father (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sire
Related Words
paterfamilias, patriarch; father figure, father image; stepfather

Papa

play
Pa·pa \ pə-ˈpä , ˈpä-pə \

Definition of Papa

a communications code word for the letter p

First Known Use of papa

1952


PAPA Defined for English Language Learners

papa

play
noun

Definition of papa for English Language Learners

  • : a person's father


PAPA Defined for Kids

papa

play
noun pa·pa \ ˈpä-pə \

Definition of papa for Students

:1father 1


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