American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A father.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A father; papa.
- To dash; throw; scatter.
- In coal-mining, to mix (fire-damp) with atmospheric air to such an extent that it becomes incapable of exploding.
- To fall forcibly.
- n. A lump; a large piece: as, a dad of bread.
- n. informal A father, a male parent.
- n. familiar Used to address one's father
- n. slang Used to address an older adult male
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Father; -- a word sometimes used by children.
- n. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
- From Middle English dadd, dadde, perhaps of Celtic origin, compare Welsh, Breton and Gaelic dad, tad; possibly related to Russian дядя ("uncle"). (Wiktionary)
- Of baby-talk origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“About the entire my dad has cool CDs even though he is my * dad*.”
“When your dad is a mailman and your mom is a hippie, you get an education any way you can, Steve.”
“Mine was one of the first white families to move here in the middle of the race riots while I was a baby (my dad is a teacher).”
“Because my dad is a neat freak and he would be so upset if he knew I'd let some soap scum accumulate on the shower, or toothpaste gum up the sink.”
“Give us a break, your dad is a criminal, not only because of this recent scandal but his envolvement with Halliburton, That's one reason Cheney wanted the Iraq War, so he could get his company in there and make all that money off the lives of our men and women in service ....... he should also be Tried for Murder (For every man and woman that has died in Iraq)”
“Yes | No | Report from shermanator wrote 5 weeks 4 days ago my dad is a teacher and loves it because we always take a couple of kids hunting afterwards so i love and i hope to become a teacher to help pass it on cause its a cool thing to do”
“They dont seem to like me all that much but my dad is a different story.”
“His sergeant early on says, 'Listen, you're not going to get any special quota because your dad is the commissioner and you went to Harvard,'" the 31-year-old Estes says.”
“To start off my dad is an opening weekend hunter, rifle only.”
“Catherine,,, when you need his strength … just close your eyes – and your dad is there with you.”
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