1. dad

noun. ['ˈdæd'] an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.


  • papa
  • begetter
  • pappa
  • father
  • male parent
  • pa
  • dada
  • daddy


  • female parent
  • hold
  • disappear
  • classical


  • dadd (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Dad

  • shahrzad
  • shabad
  • mossad
  • mirad
  • hlad
  • forbad
  • arvad
  • vlad
  • scad
  • riyadh
  • riyad
  • plaid
  • grad
  • gladd
  • glad
  • flad
  • clad
  • brad
  • thad
  • tadd
  • tad
  • shadd
  • shad
  • schad
  • sad
  • radde
  • rad
  • pad
  • nad
  • madd

How do you pronounce dad?

Pronounce dad as dæd.

US - How to pronounce dad in American English

UK - How to pronounce dad in British English

Sentences with dad

1. Noun, singular or mass
Present the soon-to-be dad with the toy and let him discover the image.

2. Verb, base form
Repeat this process with her siblings, yourself and dad.

Quotes about dad

1. I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.
- Marlo Thomas

2. I love my daddy. My daddy's everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad.
- Lady Gaga

3. My dad instilled in me a great sense of humor. I wasn't bullied at school because my outward attitude was confident, and that helps.
- Warwick Davis