From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdaddad /dæd/ ●●● S1 W3 noun [countable] FATHER informal father She lives with her mom and dad. Dad, will you help me?
Examples from the Corpus
dadDad, can I help?You've got a mom, a dad and a couple or three kids.Can I borrow your car, Dad?If her mum was asking her dad then she was going.But my dad wanted a son.My dad retired ten years ago.I remembered the old photo of Grandma Nell holding my five-year-old dad in that open-cockpit biplane.Tell dad to bring your chair in here.Talk to your mom before your dad shows up.Was your dad angry when you got home?
Origin dad (1500-1600) From a word used by very young children