papa

noun pa·pa \ ˈpä-pə , chiefly British pə-ˈpä \
variants: or less commonly play \ˈpä-pə\
|Updated on: 28 Jun 2018

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


Papa

communications code word Pa·pa \ pə-ˈpä , ˈpä-pə \

Definition of Papa

used as a code word for the letter p

First Known Use of papa

1952

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PAPA Defined for English Language Learners

papa

Definition of papa for English Language Learners

  • : a person's father


PAPA Defined for Kids

papa

noun pa·pa \ ˈpä-pə \

Definition of papa for Students

: 1father 1


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