Definition of Pappy

1. a. Like pap; soft; succulent; tender.



Definition of Pappy

1. Proper noun. (informal) one's grandfather ¹

2. Adjective. Like pap; soft; succulent; tender. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial regional) father ¹

4. Noun. (colloquial regional) grandfather ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pappy

1. resembling pap [adj -PIER, -PIEST] / a father [n -PIES] - See also: pap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pappy

pappataci fever viruses
pappaw
papped
pappi
pappier
pappies
pappiest
pappiform
papping
pappoose
pappooses
pappose
pappous
pappus
pappuses
pappy (current term)
pappyshow
pappyshowed
pappyshowing
paprica
papricas
paprika
paprika sauce
paprikas
paprikash
paprikashes
papua new guinea
papuars
papula
papulae

Literary usage of Pappy

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1. Report of the Joint Select Committee Appointed to Inquire Into the Condition by Luke Potter Poland, John Scott (1872)
"been abed, and about ten .o'clock my little daughter called me and said, " pappy it is time we are going to bed. Get up;" and just as I got up and turned ..."

2. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"I assigned it to pappy Gunn, who fell in love with it at first sight. pappy attached himself to twenty-five 6-255 escorted by nine P~38s, who were going on ..."

3. Cherished Memories of Old Lancaster--town and Shire by William Riddle (1910)
"Anything wrong with "pappy" Strause? Bless you, no! ... At one time "pappy" Strouse had a rival in Tommy Hannigan, the quiet, unpretentious citizen we've ..."

4. Full Proof of the Ministry: A Sequel to The Boy who was Trained Up to be a by John Nicholas Norton (1855)
"pappy wonts you. — Rickety Staircase. — Death- Bed Repentance. EARLY in the season there were mysterious whisperings in Rockford, about news which had been ..."

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