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zaddy

[ -zad ee ]
/ ˈzæd i /
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noun, plural zad·dies.Slang.

an attractive man who is also stylish, charming, and self-confident: Both actors are the perfect hybrid of the two most holy things in this world: daddy and zaddy.

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Origin of zaddy

Alteration of daddy, popularized by Ty Dolla $ign (Tyrone William Griffin, Jr.) (born 1982), American singer and songwriter, in his song “Zaddy” (2016)
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