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Definitions of papa

  1. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
  2. A child's word for father.
  3. A parish priest in the Greek Church.
  4. Father ( word used by children).
  5. The child's name for father.
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Usage examples for papa

  1. I can go- can't I, papa?" – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  2. Papa doesn't want me to stay for good. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  3. But how will papa like it? – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  4. And a half, papa. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  5. Do go to Fani's mother and explain to her that it's all right, and don't let her come to papa about it. – Gritli's Children by Johanna Spyri
  6. He'll bring papa back. – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  7. We couldn't, mamma, papa. – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  8. Papa and me just play and play! – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  9. " Please tell it, if it's a story, papa," said the children. – Dotty Dimple At Home by Sophie May
  10. " Come to papa, mamma dear," said Hester, frightened, but quiet. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  11. Papa was very rich, and it's all mine- Only it appears he did not approve of the freedom of American women- and so tied it up so that I can't get it until I am an old maid of twenty- one- or get married. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  12. Get out of the window, papa? – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  13. Papa leaves here at the end of the week. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  14. I shall not mind that, papa. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  15. I wish papa would come! – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley
  16. Tony wrote for him to come, and I knew papa would be no use by himself, so I came. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  17. And he has been very nice to papa. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  18. He has never said anything to me, papa. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  19. Oh yes, there are heaps, papa! – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
  20. I should not like to tell, papa. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
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