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|Noun||1.||male parent - a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"|
dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop - an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
father-in-law - the father of your spouse
old man - an informal term for your father
parent - a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
pater - an informal use of the Latin word for father; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously