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ho-dad

[hoh-dad] /ˈhoʊˌdæd/
noun
1.
a nonsurfer who spends time at beaches masquerading as a surfer.
2.
a poor surfer.
Origin
perhaps ho1 + dad1
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ho-dad

noun
  1. A person who claims knowledge and authority he or she does not possess; blowhard, wise guy: ''ho-daddy'' (intruding wise guy)
  2. A nonparticipant who seeks the company of athletes and performers; hanger-on: The true surfer is scornful of the ''ho-daddies''
  3. An obnoxious and contemptible person; jerk, phony, wimp

[1960s+ Surfers; origin unknown; perhaps fr a surfer's cry Ho, dad!]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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