dadnoun [ C ]uk /dæd/ us /dæd/ informal
A1 a father:
- My dad was furious when he saw the phone bill.
- Jonathan would make a smashing dad.
- Her dad said he would help her with the costs of buying a house.
- My dad died when we were small so my mum raised the family on her own.
- All the mums and dads are invited to the school play at the end of the year.