Definition of Poppa

1. Noun. (US colloquial sometimes childish) father, papa. ¹



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Definition of Poppa

1. papa [n -S] - See also: papa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poppa

poplin
poplins
popliteal
popliteal artery
popliteal vein
poplitei
popliteus
poplitic
popo
popodom
popos
popout
popouts
popover
popovers
poppa (current term)
poppable
poppadom
poppadoms
poppadum
poppadums
poppas
popped
popped corn
popped in
popped off
popped one's clogs
popped out
popped up

Literary usage of Poppa

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1. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1842)
"Ma niuno segnale," says the former, " da potere rapportare le vide, fuori che UDO che ella n' havea sotto la sinistra poppa ; cio era un neo, ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... virer vent arrière, It virare in poppa.— Rod ing. In the sense of a fish-pond the word may be confounded with OE. ..."

3. Viaggi Di Pietro Della Valle, Il Pellegrino: Descritti Da Lui Medesimo in by Pietro Della Valle (1843)
"... senza toccar più terra e con le tramontane in poppa, che in quel tempo sogliono regnare, é solito di arrivarvi in tre o quattro giorni al più. ..."

4. A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages: Based Upon that of by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, John Davenport, Guglielmo Comelati (1854)
"parle di die'tro, parle di poppa, f. Sternal, a. (t. d'Anat. ... a poppa. Square — a poppa quadra, ..."

5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1904)
"So 1 said at last, 'Gaspard must settle that with poppa.' But when I gave poppa to understand something of the situation, and how he must interview the ..."

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