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Definitions of dad

  1. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
  2. A father: a name used by children and rustics. Also, daddy.
  3. Childish term for father.
  4. A child's name for father.

Usage examples for dad

  1. " I just wanted to be sure," she said-" Dad, you know." – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux
  2. He'll see your dad. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. Dad wasn't afraid of those men. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  4. I didn't think about that, dad. – Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle by Victor Appleton
  5. Dad is probably looking for me by this time. – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  6. You look tired, dad. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  7. By heaven, Richie, you are, on this occasion, if your dad may tell you so, wrong. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  8. Dad said it was. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  9. You don't know my dad. – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett
  10. I often drive Dad." – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  11. Oh, see here, dad, you know you've got to kiss me! – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  12. Well, hast a kiss for thy dad, Jan? – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  13. Dad won't be able to take him anyhow, for old Squinny is bad again and sent for him in a hurry. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  14. Dad, you asked me to come into this with you. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  15. My dad goes to 'em. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  16. You'll find Dad working there. – Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm by Mabel C. Hawley
  17. You'll know better next time, Dad. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  18. I saw so little of Dad. – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  19. He sounded interesting and - she hesitated and her eyes filled with tears- I asked Dad to invite him home. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  20. If you take after your dad you'll get on all right. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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