Associations to the word «Daddy»


DADDY, noun. (usually childish) father.
DADDY, noun. (informal) male lover.
DADDY, proper noun. One's father.
DADDY LONG-LEGS SPIDER, noun. Any of the true spiders of the family Pholcidae; small spiders with long legs.
DADDY LONGLEGS, noun. (UK) (Ireland) The cranefly; any insect of the suborder Tipulomorpha.
DADDY LONGLEGS, noun. (Australia) (Canada) (New Zealand) (US) Any (non-spider) arachnid of the order Opiliones, mostly with long thin legs; the harvestman.
DADDY LONGLEGS, noun. (loosely) The daddy long-legs spider, any spider of the family Pholcidae.

Dictionary definition

DADDY, noun. An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats