Meaning of “daddy” in the English Dictionary

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"daddy" in British English

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daddynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdæd.i/ us /ˈdæd.i/

child's word for father:

Why don't you show your daddy your picture?

More examples

  • Come on, Rosie, dry your eyes and we'll go and find daddy.
  • A little girl ran up to me, crying for her daddy.
  • Will you read me a story, Daddy?
  • Daddy, if I go to bed now will you tuck me in?
  • Daddy, Matthew pushed me over.

(Definition of “daddy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"daddy" in American English

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daddynoun [ C ]

us /ˈdæd·i/ a child’s word

a father:

Why don’t you have any hair on your head, Daddy?
Mommy and Daddy are taking me to the circus.

(Definition of “daddy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)