dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop(noun)
an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
A father, a male parent.
He hadn't seen his dad in years.
I will only do what Dad says.
Origin: From dadd, dadde, perhaps of origin, compare Welsh and Gaelic dad, tad; possibly related to Russian дядя.
father; -- a word sometimes used by children
Origin: [Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. daid, Gael. daidein, W. tad, OL. tata, Gr. ta`ta, te`tta, Skr. tta.]
"Dad" is episode 10 of season 3 in the television show Angel. After Darla sacrifices herself to save her baby, Angel takes the newborn back to the hotel where he tries to figure out how to be a good father. But Angel and the gang’s problems multiply when they are trapped at the hotel by several groups of enemies, including vampire cults, demon cults and satanic humans, bent on kidnapping his infant son. After brushing off Sahjhan, Holtz goes about Los Angeles recruiting new help for his quest to kill Angel by hiring humans whose families were also victims of vampires, starting with one bitter, working-class woman, named Justine Cooper, as his right hand person and recruiter.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dad, Daddy, dad′i, n. father, a word used by children.—n. Dadd′y-long-legs, the crane-fly, a familiar insect with long body, legs, and antennæ. [Prob. Celt., W. tad, Bret, tad, tat; cf. Gr. tata.]
dad, v.t. to throw against something: to dash.—n. a lump: a piece: a blow. [Der. unknown.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dad' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2173
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dad' in Written Corpus Frequency: #348
Rank popularity for the word 'dad' in Nouns Frequency: #633
add , ADD
The numerical value of dad in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.
My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -- he promised Dad he'd go straight.
Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
Charlie Dad, how can you hate The Colonel Stuart Because he puts an addictive chemical in his chicken that makes ya crave it fortnightly, smartass
Each day they ask me why isn't my dad at my birthday party, why is my dad not here for Thanksgiving, why is my dad not going to be here for Christmas? my son asked Santa, he wants his daddy for Christmas.
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- papa, paAfrikaans
- بَابَا, أبArabic
- та́та, па́паBelarusian
- Vati, Papi, PapaGerman
- taat, issiEstonian
- پدر, بابا, بابPersian
- isi, faija, isäukko, setä, pappa, isäFinnish
- deaide, daidIrish
- पिताजी, बाप, बापू, अब्बा, बाबाHindi
- apu, apaHungarian
- babbo, papà, pàItalian
- お父さん, パパJapanese
- 아빠, 아버지Korean
- та́то, та́теMacedonian
- ബാപ്പ, അച്ഛന്Malayalam
- बाबा, पप्पाMarathi
- pappa, paDutch
- tato, tatuś, tataPolish
- papá, paiPortuguese
- па́па, папа́ша, па́почка, ба́тюшка, ба́тя, тя́тя, папаRussian
- тата, tataSerbo-Croatian
- otecko, tatík, tatkoSlovak
- tata, ata, očka, očeSlovene
- தந்தை, தாதா, அப்பாTamil
- คุณพ่อ, พ่อThai
- па́па, та́то, та́тусьUkrainian
- بابا, دادا, باپ, ابّا, والد صاحبUrdu
- ba, tía, bố, cha, thầyVietnamese
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