noun, plural dad·dies.
- a diminutive of dad1.
- Slang. sugar daddy.
verb (used with object), dad·died, dad·dy·ing.
- Chiefly Appalachian. to father or sire.
noun plural -dies
- an informal word for father
- the daddy slang, mainly US, Canadian and Australian the supreme or finest examplethe daddy of them all
- slang the dominant male in a group; boss; top man
c.1500, colloquial diminutive of dad, with -y (3). Daddylonglegs is from 1814; daddy-o is first recorded 1949, from bop talk.
see big daddy; granddaddy of them all; sugar daddy.