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dad1

[dad] /dæd/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; probably orig. nursery word

dad3

[dad] /dæd/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a solid blow or knock.
2.
a large slice, lump, or portion.
Origin
1710-20; probably variant of dab1

ḍad

[dahd] /dɑd/
noun
1.
the 15th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin
< Arabic
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British Dictionary definitions for dads

dad

/dæd/
noun
1.
an informal word for father
Word Origin
C16: childish word; compare Greek tata, Sanskrit tatas
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Word Origin and History for dads
dad
recorded from c.1500, but probably much older, from child's speech, nearly universal and probably prehistoric (cf. Welsh tad, Ir. daid, Czech, L., Gk. tata, Lith. tete, Skt. tatah all of the same meaning).
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Slang definitions & phrases for dads

dad

noun
  1. An old man Used as a disrespectful term of address toward older men. The similar term pop is not similarly disrespectful: Okay, dad, outta the way and you won't get hurt (1950s+)
  2. God Used euphemistically as an element in various old-fashioned mild oaths like dad-blamed (1670s+)
Related Terms

ho-dad


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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dads in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for dads

DAD

  1. delayed after depolarization
  2. Dogs Against Drugs
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