1. [ noun ] an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
Synonyms: papa pa dad daddy pop old_man pater pappa
Related terms: father
2. [ noun ] (fine art) a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty
Synonyms: Dadaism
Related terms: artistic_movement
Similar spelling:   dad