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dad

 (dăd)
n. Informal
A father.

[Of baby-talk origin.]

dad

(dæd)
n
an informal word for father
[C16: childish word; compare Greek tata, Sanskrit tatas]

dad

(dæd)

n. Informal.
father.
[1490–1500; probably orig. nursery word]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dad - an informal term for a fatherdad - an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
begetter, father, male parent - a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"

dad

daddy (Informal)

dad

noun
Informal. A male parent:
Informal: daddy, pa, papa, pappy, pop.
Slang: old man.
Translations
أبأَب
tátatatínektaťka
farfarmand
isä
otac
pabbi
パパ
아빠
tėtistėvelis
tētistētuks
ockotatko
očka
pappa
พ่อ
bố

dad

[dæd] Npapá m

dad

[ˈdæd] n
(= father) → papa m
my dad → mon père
his dad → son père
(used as name)papa m
Dad! → Papa!
I'll ask Dad → Je vais demander à papa.

dad

n (inf)Vater m; (affectionately also) → Vati m (inf), → Papa m (inf)

dad

[dæd] daddy [ˈdædɪ] n (fam) → papà m inv, babbo

dad

(dӕd) daddy (ˈdӕdi) (plural ˈdaddies) noun
children's words for father. Where is your daddy?; What are you doing, Daddy?

dad

أَب táta far Papa μπαμπάς papá isä papa otac papà パパ 아빠 pap pappa tato pai папа pappa พ่อ baba bố

dad

n. papá;
daddyH.A. papi, papacito, tata.

dad

n papá m, padre m
References in classic literature ?
"Dad heard about him in the Marquesas, and so we started.
"Climb out, dad," Liverpool commanded as he prepared to swing from the bank and enter the rapids.
"You don't know the social mill, dad. She's part of the stream that turns it.
"Your dad can come down here if he's so anxious to talk to me.
There Dallas had first staggered across the floor shouting "Dad," while May and the nurse laughed behind the door; there their second child, Mary (who was so like her mother), had announced her engagement to the dullest and most reliable of Reggie Chivers's many sons; and there Archer had kissed her through her wedding veil before they went down to the motor which was to carry them to Grace Church--for in a world where all else had reeled on its foundations the "Grace Church wedding" remained an unchanged institution.
A chile er two, mo' er less, warn't no consekens to Sollermun, dad fatch him!"
"Why, dad," he cried, "I have just come from town, and the first thing I saw was your back as you marched away.
I've heard you and Dad talk about it till you were blue in the face."
I says, solemn-like, 'Dad, there's something I've got to tell you, and I don't know how you'll take it, but it can't be helped,' I says.
My dad had to put his hand pretty deep into his pocket, I can tell you." He chuckled.
Poor dear old dad, to think that they should have done this thing."
The dad raised their wages all round to recompense them for the annoyance.