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Noun: papa  'paa-pu or pu'paa [N. Amer], pu-pu or pu'paa [Brit]
Usage: informal
  1. A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    - father, male parent, begetter [archaic], dad [informal], dada [informal], daddy [informal], pa [informal], pappa [informal], pop [informal], poppa [N. Amer, informal], pappy [informal], da [dialect, informal]

Derived forms: papas

Type of: parent

Encyclopedia: Papa, Samoa