Definition of dad in English:

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Pronunciation: /dad/


One’s father: his dad was with him [as name]: Mum and Dad were thrilled
More example sentences
  • Like so many modern dads, Sinise insists fatherhood far outweighs any of his career concerns.
  • Is it true your dad moved the family home just so you could be near a golf course?
  • I grew up in a big Irish family and my dad was a really bad gambler so we didn't have much money.


Mid 16th century: perhaps imitative of a young child's first syllables da, da.

Words that rhyme with dad

ad, add, Allahabad, bad, Baghdad, bedad, begad, cad, Chad, clad, egad, fad, forbade, gad, glad, grad, had, lad, mad, pad, plaid, rad, Riyadh, sad, scad, shad, Strad, tad, trad

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