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Definition of "papa" []

  • Informal Father. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "papa" in a sentence
  • "She was only sixteen, and he was perfectly splendid; and she has plenty of money, and every one talked about it; and when she went anywhere, people looked, you know, and she liked it; but her papa is an old poke, so he 's sent them all away."
  • ""Why, '_Samson_'" the child said, -- "_that's what you call papa! _""
  • "'Hideous monster! let me go; My papa is a Syndic — he is M. Frankenstein — he will punish you."