AskDefine | Define daddy

Dictionary Definition

daddy n : an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk [syn: dad, dada, pa, papa, pappa, pater, pop]

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English

Etymology

From dad, from Welsh, + diminutive suffix -y

Pronunciation

  • dăd'i, /ˈdædi/, /"d

Extensive Definition

Daddy is a diminutive, familiar term for a father. Daddy may also mean:
daddy in German: Daddy
daddy in French: Daddy

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abba, dad, father, foster father, genitor, governor, old man, pa, pap, papa, pappy, pater, paterfamilias, patriarch, pop, pops, sire, stepfather, the old man
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