1. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
Related Phrases of 'papa'
1. Sarcorhamphus papa - large black-and-white vulture of South America and Central America; have colorful wattles and wartlike protuberances on head and neck2. Phlebotomus papatasii - any of various small dipterous flies; blood-sucking females can transmit sandfly fever and leishmaniasis3. Papa Doc - oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)4. order Papaverales - an order of dicotyledonous plants5. family Papaveraceae - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits6. genus Papaver - type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers7. Carica papaya - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
Synonyms of 'papa'
dad, daddy, old man, pa, father (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sire
Examples of 'papa'
1. <a proud papa of newborn twins>2. Peyton Manning figured one good Papa deserved another. Read Article3. Rhea styles papa Anil for his big day. Read Article4. My mother told me that my papa has gone to his place on work. Read Article