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3 letters words from 'pap'

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2 letters words from 'pap'

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Definitions and meaning of pap

pap

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pæp/
  • Rhymes: -æp

Etymology 1

Origins unclear. Related to Middle Low German pappe, Dutch pap, German Pappe (pap, porridge; wheatpaste; cardboard), Old French papa/pape, Latin pappa, Bulgarian папам (papam, to eat) and Serbo-Croatian папати/papati (to eat), among others. The relationships between these words are difficult to reconstruct. The Germanic word is either a borrowing from Latin or, perhaps more probably, an independent formation in baby-talk.

Noun

pap (plural paps)

  1. (uncountable) Food in the form of a soft paste, often a porridge, especially as given to very young children.
  2. (uncountable, colloquial) Nonsense.
  3. (South Africa) Porridge.
  4. (informal, derogatory) Support from official patronage.
  5. The pulp of fruit.
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Translations

Verb

pap (third-person singular simple present paps, present participle papping, simple past and past participle papped)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To feed with pap.
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Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English pappe, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Latin papilla; or perhaps compare Old Swedish papp (breast, nipple), from Proto-Germanic *pap- (nipple), of imitative origin, or from Proto-Indo-European *pap- (pock mark, nipple); Swedish dialectal papp, pappe, Swedish patt, Danish patte, North Frisian pap, pape, papke (breast, pap).

Noun

pap (plural paps)

  1. (archaic) A female breast or nipple. [from 13th c.]
  2. (now rare, archaic) A man's breast. [from 15th c.]
  3. A rounded, nipple-like hill or peak.
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Translations

Etymology 3

Shortened form of Pap smear from Georgios Papanikolaou, American physician.

Noun

pap (plural paps)

  1. Pap smear

Etymology 4

From Afrikaans pap (porridge). Cognate with etymology 1.

Adjective

pap (comparative more pap, superlative most pap)

  1. (South Africa, slang) Spineless, wet, without character.
  2. (South Africa, slang) Flat.
Translations

Adjective

pap (comparative more pap, superlative most pap)

Etymology 5

Clipping of paparazzo.

Noun

pap (plural paps)

  1. (informal) A paparazzo.
    • 2015, "Justin Bieber's top 10's worst moments", OK! Magazine:
      As he made his way from the London hotel to his car, the singer threatened to beat up a pap who got in his way.

Verb

pap (third-person singular simple present paps, present participle papping, simple past and past participle papped)

  1. (informal, usually passive) Of a paparazzo, to take a surreptitious photograph of (someone, especially a celebrity) without their consent.

Etymology 6

Compare pa, papa, pop.

Noun

pap (plural paps)

  1. (informal) Pa; father.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:father

Etymology 7

Verb

pap (third-person singular simple present paps, present participle papping, simple past and past participle papped)

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Alternative letter-case form of PAP (post a picture).

Descendants

  • Indonesian: pap

References

Anagrams

  • APP, App, PPA, app, app.

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch pap, from Middle Dutch pappe.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pap/

Noun

pap (uncountable)

  1. porridge

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Aromanian

Noun

pap m (plural pachi or pãpãnj)

  1. grandfather
  2. ancestor, forefather
  3. old man

Synonyms

  • (grandfather): ghiush, tot
  • (old man): mosh, aush, bitãrnu

See also

  • babã
  • omã

Catalan

Etymology

From papar.

Noun

pap m (plural paps)

  1. crop, craw
    Synonym: gavatx
  2. double chin
    Synonym: papada
  3. belly
    Synonym: panxa

Derived terms

  • papada

Further reading

  • “pap” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Danish

Etymology

From German Pappe, from Middle High German pappe (porridge, mush), a common nursery word for "porridge", compare Upper German Papp, English pap, Latin pappa, pāpa (an infant's cry for food).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʰɑb̥]

Noun

pap n (singular definite pappet, plural indefinite papper)

  1. cardboard

Inflection


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑp/
  • Hyphenation: pap
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch pappe.

Noun

pap m (plural pappen, diminutive papje n)

  1. mush
  2. porridge
Derived terms
  • bloempap
  • gortepap
  • griesmeelpap
  • rijstepap

Etymology 2

Shorter form of papa, usually considered more grown-up, whereas papa is considered rather child-like.

Noun

pap m (uncountable, diminutive paps n)

  1. (colloquial) Pa, dad

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

pap

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pappen
  2. imperative of pappen

Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowed from a Slavic (probably from a South Slavic) language. Compare Bulgarian поп (pop), Serbo-Croatian pop, Russian поп (pop).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɒp]
  • Rhymes: -ɒp

Noun

pap (plural papok)

  1. priest (in Catholic terminology)

Declension

Derived terms

See also

References

Further reading

  • pap in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Indonesian

Alternative forms

  • PAP

Etymology

Borrowed from English pap (sense 7, but likely also from sense 5).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pap/

Noun

pap (plural, first-person possessive papku, second-person possessive papmu, third-person possessive papnya)

  1. (slang) A picture obtained as a result of pap.
    • (from sense 4 of the verb) (watch the trailer on Instagram, which contains the scene)

Verb

pap

  1. (Internet slang, usually imperative) to take/send/post a picture (especially a photograph), usually as proof of something.
  2. (Internet slang, usually imperative) to take/send/post a picture of oneself with their background location visible and/or to take/send/post a picture of a location (in which one is currently in), especially (as proof) to show where one currently is.
  3. (slang) to take a picture of something.
  4. (slang) to take/send a picture of oneself, especially of their sexual body parts; to send a nude
  5. (slang, usually active) to take a picture of someone, usually surreptitiously and without their consent.

Usage notes

  • Unlike in English (sense 7 and/or sense 5), none of the meanings above are exclusive to text messaging.

Pohnpeian

Verb

pap

  1. to swim

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [pap]

Verb

pap

  1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of păpa

Zazaki

Noun

pap (c)

  1. popcorn

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to feed with soft mash.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)