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baap

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Pronunciation: /bɑːp
 
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Definition of baap in English:

noun

Indian
A father: she was muttering something about a baap who didn’t have time for his own son
More example sentences
  • The baap of stirring renditions intones: ‘Believe me, I sing from my heart.’
  • Rishi Rich is the baap of modern Bhangra sound and Yash Raj film, the grand daddy of Bollywood.
  • The magic of Jai and Veeru, talkative Basanti, the silent but strong Thakur and Gabbar Singh, the baap of all baddies, was evident as people came out smiling and repeating the dialogues of the film.

Origin

from Hindi bāp.

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