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noun as in dad

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noun as in father

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noun as in press agent

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Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.

No one was prepared to hear what the ships captain told them over the PA system.

Did you have to intern and PA on a lot of films before breaking through?

Charles raised a quizzical eyebrow and it fell to his son to tell him, "Pa, you should be pleased!"

Former Club for Growth president and now Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) is also a former supporter of the Ex-Im Bank.

Pa says if your folks had so many children as he has and some of 'em got away he wouldn't offer no reward for 'em, he wouldn't.

Ma she says there's consid'able difference in their ways, though; 'cause Seth he works, constant, an' pa he never does a stroke.

"Pa" is somewhat proud of his boy, and Charles was of course elaborately gotten up for so great an occasion.

Pa Babcock affirmed the tale and declared that this was why he had left off working on the haunted farm.

And then you go to your pa and tell him the deacon wants to make up, and begs his pardon out and out.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pa, such as: old man, papa, parent, daddy, pop, and pappy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.