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pap·py 1

adj. pap·pi·er, pap·pi·est
Of or resembling pap; mushy.

pap·py 2

n. pl. pap·pies Informal

[Diminutive of papa.]


adj, -pier or -piest
resembling pap; mushy


n, pl -pies
US an informal word for father


(ˈpæp i)

n., pl. -pies.
Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. father.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

pappy 1

Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:

pappy 2

Informal. A male parent:
Informal: dad, daddy, pa, papa, pop.
Slang: old man.


n (US inf) → Papi m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
She seemed in a trance; when she came out of it, she muttered, "When I 'uz a-washin' 'em in de tub, yistiddy, he own pappy asked me which of 'em was his'n.
Dog my cats if it ain't all I kin do to tell t' other fum which, let alone his pappy.
Yo' pappy would sell him to somebody, sometime, en den he'd go down de river, sho', en I couldn't, couldn't, couldn't stan' it.
More than 1,500 bottles of Pappy Van Winkle whiskeys available; deadline for entry is Dec.
Pappy was known for his craftsmanship in creating these heirlooms, many of which had backs and seats woven of bamboo cane by the Choctaw Indians.
Melton couldn't yet say if the heist was connected with the unsolved 2013 theft of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon and rye whiskey.
Officials: Sajid Shah (chief coach), Zubair Zaheer (Manager), Sohail Pappy (Physio) Sajid Ahmed (Analyst).
For all the pomp, though, the Houston Chronicle's Lauren McGaughy writes that the party today won't hold a candle to what transpired in 1939 with the inauguration of Pappy O'Daniel.
Black Sheep: The Life of Pappy Boyington by John F.
My Pappy always said a coward dies a thousand deaths, a hero dies but one.
Arshad Pappy, a ring leader of another gang in the area and had backing of some political elements, was murdered allegedly by the Lyari Gang War elements.
The secret recipe for the tri-tip and carne asada chili at Pappy and Harriet's Pioneer-town Palace is rumored to contain a blend of coffee and tequila.