Definition of daddy in English:


Syllabification: dad·dy
Pronunciation: /ˈdadē

noun (plural daddies)

1One’s father.
More example sentences
  • I never thought I was a daddy's girl, that I put my father on a pedestal, but it seems I have.
  • The Sports Day Fathers race was a serious event with all the daddies togged out for the event!
  • He's doing much better now, but he clearly misses his daddy.
1.1The oldest, best, or biggest example of something: the daddy of all potholes
More example sentences
  • They're named after the daddy of them all, David Coleman, an English sports presenter.
  • Eddie is the daddy of the round-trip United fans - at the age of 90.
  • I am trying the daddy of all treatments - a Balinese synchronised massage.


early 16th century: from dad + -y2.

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