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pappy1

[pap-ee]
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adjective, pap·pi·er, pap·pi·est.
  1. like pap; mushy.
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Origin of pappy1

First recorded in 1670–80; pap1 + -y1

pappy2

[pap-ee]
noun, plural pap·pies. Older Use.
  1. father.
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Origin of pappy2

First recorded in 1755–65; pap(a) + -y2
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pappy1

adjective -pier or -piest
  1. resembling pap; mushy
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pappy2

noun plural -pies
  1. US an informal word for father
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