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daddy

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1 a male human parent
  • I stopped calling my father "Daddy" because I thought it sounded childish

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2 something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed
  • Cook's Tours can be considered the daddy of all organized travel tours

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The first known use of daddy was in 1523

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“Daddy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/daddy. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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