poppa

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pop·pa

 (pä′pə)
n.
Variant of papa.

poppa

(ˈpɒpə)
n
informal US a father

pop•pa

(ˈpɒp ə)

n., pl. -pas. Informal.
father.
[1765–75; variant of papa]
Translations

poppa

[ˈpɒpə] N (US) → papá m

poppa

n (US inf) → Papa m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
You know the American girl in Punch who says: 'Say, poppa, what did we see at Rome?
We wish the Poppas Godspeed, as should all agents in the State.
Athena Poppas, who delivered the invited commentary on SERVE-HF, highlighted the "complexity" of heart failure and how "poorly understood" it is.
Highly praising the progress made by Afghan forces in enhancing their capability, Colonel Andrew Poppas, who heads the American brigade that assumed the operational responsibility of Nuristan, Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman provinces, said he hoped that some area in his region be transitioned by this summer.
Investigative reporter and award-winning playwright Jason Berry presents Last of the Red Hot Poppas, a mystery novel following the consequences when the Governor of Louisiana is suddenly found dead.
The result, many years later, is the novel Last of the Red Hot Poppas.
JASON BERRY, a native resident of New Orleans, is the author of six nonfiction books, including Vows of Silence (Free Press) and Lead Us Not Into Temptation (Doubleday), and a novel, Last of the Red Hot Poppas (Chin Music), to be published in September.
I know the Mommas, the Poppas, the Grandmas, and that community awareness gives me an edge.
Poppas said Hudson pressured her to go to a bar with him and other students that evening.
To judge from the book's sometimes excessive anecdotage, the authors' own children have little to worry about in this respect--although the reader is left fearing that the kids may disappoint their poppas terribly if they don't all grow up to be nature writers.
Hudson's private conduct, at least in the case of Cara Poppas, is very much at odds with his public remarks, not to mention his political activities.
According to documents obtained by NCR, Hudson invited a vulnerable freshman undergraduate, Cara Poppas, to join a group of older students for a pre-Lenten "Fat Tuesday" night of partying at a Greenwich Village bar.