sugar daddy

noun
Updated on: 6 Apr 2018

Definition of sugar daddy

1 : a well-to-do usually older man who supports or spends lavishly on a mistress, girlfriend, or boyfriend
2 : a generous benefactor of a cause or undertaking

Examples of sugar daddy in a Sentence

  1. She's on the lookout for a new sugar daddy.

  2. the only reason the town has any Independence Day fireworks in the first place is because the Internet tycoon has willingly become the event's de facto sugar daddy

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First Known Use of sugar daddy

1926

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of sugar daddy for English Language Learners

  • : a rich, older man who gives money, gifts, etc., to someone (such as a young woman) in exchange for sex, friendship, etc.


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