pappa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pappa an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
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Usage

In literature:

I wish I were an angel out of this frightful place, if my pappa were with me.
"The Vicar of Wakefield" by Oliver Goldsmith
Mamma cut 'em out and pappa sewed de stitches.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Once Rav Pappa and Rav Hunnah partook together of a common meal, and as the latter ate only one morsel the former ate four.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
Guess Pappa was not mean, not worth a cent.
"The Disentanglers" by Andrew Lang
We lived in St. Francis County and as soon as we were free pappa sent for us.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Pappa is dead, God forbid it.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
I hope Grandpa and Pappa don't get through being King for just years and years.
"Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
Hev ye seen my pappa an' mamma?
"'Smiles'" by Eliot H. Robinson
My pappa wuz named Andrew Bryant an' my mammy wuz named Harriet.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
I'll speak to pappa; he'll mind me.
"Elder Conklin" by Frank Harris
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In news:

Matt Pappa continued his recent hot streak at Waterford Speedbowl by winning Wednesday's Legends car feature.
Pappas, in Denver for a stop on the America Invents Act Roadshow, said the process of interviewing patent examiners and administrative law judges has already started.
Authorities say police are talking to witnesses and taking other steps to determine what led to the fall that critically injuried Troy Pappas, 18, of Eliot.
Fire's Pappa makes abrupt departure.
Pappas Reports No Late Fundraising.
An MLive story about Davenport President Richard Pappas being the highest compensated leader of a private, non-profit college or university in Michigan in 2010 drew a wealth of reader comments.
CUMBERLAND – "Of course, we had a Christmas party every year at the Boys Club," Mike Pappas was saying earlier this week.
Pappas Properties has been awarded a permit by Mecklenburg County to begin work on a $5 million, seven-level parking deck as part of the second phase of the Sharon Square apartment project in SouthPark.
Pappa signs pre-contract with Dutch team.
Emily Thompson wrote an article about Kitty Pappas Steak House.
Rodney Van Bebber is sales manager of the Pappas Produce Company in Mendota.
Perry talks with Private First Class Joshua Pappas in Washington, Iowa.
0Bachelorette, Season 4, DeAnna Pappas.
Better known as "Pappa" Bongiovi, is marking a new line of pasta sauces and they look quite tasty.
Erik Muller, who worked as a public information officer in the Nuclear Waste Division, was terminated Dec 8, county spokesman Erik Pappa said.
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In science:

In the case of unitary similitude groups whose localizations at Qp are ramified, quasi-split GUn , Pappas and Rapoport have added new conditions, the so-called wedge and spin conditions, to the moduli problem defining the original local models and conjectured that their new local models are flat.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Pappas and Rapoport conjecture the following.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Although the conjecture remains open in general, Pappas and Rapoport have obtained a good deal of computer evidence in support of it.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Although the wedge local model turns out to be flat in some cases in which the naive local model is not, Pappas and Rapoport have observed that it also fails to be flat in general.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
Pappas, On the arithmetic moduli schemes of PEL Shimura varieties, J.
Topological flatness of local models for ramified unitary groups. I. The odd dimensional case
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