how to pronounce daddy


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the above transcription of daddy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

daddy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of daddy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… available but this is the daddy a …”

meanings of daddy


  1. A male lover.
  2. An informal term of address for a man.
  3. Father.
  4. A male juvenile delinquent in a reformatory who dominates the other inmates through threats and violence.


  1. To father; to sire.


  1. One's father.

daddy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word daddy occurs in english on average 22 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics daddy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that daddy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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