noun Informal.

Origin of poppa

First recorded in 1765–75; variant of papa
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Examples from the Web for poppa

Historical Examples of poppa

  • And Poppa seemed to have a new softness that he'd seldom seen before.

    Poppa Needs Shorts

    Leigh Richmond

  • Poppa left for Monte this morning,” Mamie explained over the soup.

    Olive in Italy

    Moray Dalton

  • It is said that she has begged Poppa to let her take the bath immediately after herself.

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • This was opposed by Poppa, for whom evidently Pomponia's virtue is as salt in the eye.

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • At Poppa, who came directly after him, they shouted, "Flava coma (yellow hair)!!"

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz