Daddy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdædi|  American pronunciation of the word daddy
Brit.  |ˈdadi|  British pronunciation of the word daddy


- an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk (syn: dad, dada, pa, papa, pappa, pop)


...I stopped calling my father “Daddy” because I thought it sounded childish....

...Cook's Tours can be considered the daddy of all organized travel tours....

Daddy's home!

She's on the lookout for a new sugar daddy.

Daddy undid my hood so I could have a better view.

Say bye-bye to Daddy, Tommy.

Damon won the game for us -- he's the daddy!

Kiss Daddy goodnight.

Daddy, can I sit on your knee?

My youngest boy has not left my side (=has stayed near me) since his daddy was killed.

'Tell me a story.' 'Not now, Daddy's working.'

Daddy, will you read me a story?

Don't worry, darling, Daddy's here.

Word forms

singular: daddy
plural: daddies
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