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Dad vs Idiot - What's the difference?

dad | idiot |

As nouns the difference between dad and idiot

is that dad is a father, a male parent while idiot is a person of low general intelligence.

As a proper noun Dad

is one's father.

As an initialism DAD

is a designation on prerecorded compact discs indicating that the contents were recorded in digital but mixed in analog before being mastered to a digital medium; compare AAD, ADD, DDD.



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Alternative forms

* , Dad


(en noun)
  • (label) A father, a male parent.
  • (label) (non-gloss definition, Used to address one's father)
  • (label) (Used to address an older adult male)
  • Synonyms

    * (a father) * (sense, used to address one's father familiarly) dada, daddy, pa, Pa, papa, pop, Pop, , pappa, pater, paw * (used to address an older adult male) daddio, pop, pops

    See also

    * mum, mom * sire


    * English palindromes ----



    Alternative forms

    * eejit * idjit, idget (eye dialect)


    (en noun)
  • (pejorative) A person of low general intelligence.
  • usage note This may be used pejoratively, as an insult. It is a weak insult, however, and between close friends, family members, or lovers, is often completely nonaggressive.
  • (obsolete, medicine, psychology) A person who lacks the capacity to develop beyond the mental age of a normal four-year-old.
  • Synonyms

    * See also


    * genius