American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A wealthy, usually older man who gives expensive gifts to a young person in return for sexual favors or companionship.
- n. a wealthy older man who gives a young person expensive gifts in return for friendship or intimacy
- Apparently from slang sugar "money" and colloquial daddy "father". (Wiktionary)
“Looks like S’s sugar daddy has errands to run, Purcell mused.”
“The older guy looked like a nance to me, like a sugar daddy type.”
“Putting the possible animal mutilations out of mind, he had one hard lead: the tall, gray-haired man — a sugar daddy capable of glomming heroin, hypodermic syringes and talking a reformed junkie into geezing up on the spot and ditching his New Year’s Eve gig.”
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