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big daddy

n. Slang
1. One that is predominant, as in size, influence, or priority: "The big daddy of them all has always been the Frankfurt Fair" (Saturday Review).
2. One that exercises a paternalistic authority or control.
3. Chiefly Southern US A grandfather.

big′ dad′dy


n.
(often caps.)
Informal. a man regarded as possessing paternalistic authority.
[1950–55]
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Meat-loving shoppers will be able to get their hands on popular British beef cuts like the chain's 14-day matured Tomahawk ribeye steak and Big Daddy extra thick rump steak as part of Aldi's foodie line up from this Thursday (22 August).
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