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not your daddy's

Very modern or updated; no longer what an older generation would expect or be used to. With every building now featuring wireless Internet and touch-screen monitors integrated into the desks in each classroom, this is certainly not your daddy's high school anymore.
See also: not

the daddy of them all

The biggest, oldest, most impressive, or most respected person or thing of a certain kind. I own a lot of vintage cars, but my 1926 Bentley is the daddy of them all.
See also: all, daddy, of

Who's your daddy?

A phrase humorously asserting one's superiority or authority over the person to whom the question is posed. I just beat you three games in a row! Who's your daddy?

big daddy

The biggest, most important, or most influential person or thing of its kind. He's the big daddy of the recording industry—no one wields more influence than him.
See also: big, daddy

sugar mama

A woman who gives her much younger romantic or sexual partner a lot of money and gifts. Often implies that the financial aspect is in lieu of genuine romantic interest from one or both people in the relationship. I know I shouldn't judge just from appearances, but it certainly seems like Tommy's new girlfriend is a bit of a sugar mama. Why else would he be with a woman nearly twice her age? Sarah is not my sugar mama! Sure, she treats me to dinner and takes me on vacations now and then, but I pay my own way in life!
See also: mama, sugar

sugar daddy

A man who gives his much younger romantic or sexual partner a lot of money and gifts. Often implies that the financial aspect is in lieu of genuine romantic interest from one or both people in the relationship. I know I shouldn't judge just from appearances, but it certainly seems like Tammy's new boyfriend is a bit of a sugar daddy. Todd is not my sugar daddy! Sure, he treats me to dinner and takes me on vacations now and then, but I pay my own way in life!
See also: daddy, sugar

daddy of them all

 and granddaddy of them all
Fig. the biggest or oldest of all; the patriarch. This old fish is the granddaddy of them all. This tree is the daddy of them all. It's been here since the place was built.
See also: all, daddy, of

big daddy

1. An influential man, a big shot (see under big cheese), as in You'll have to get permission from big daddy. [Slang; mid-1900s]
2. A male sweetheart or friend, often a man considerably older than his female companion; a sugar daddy. [Slang; mid-1900s]
3. Grandfather. This usage originated in the South among African-Americans.
4. The largest or most important person or thing of its kind. For example, The United States has long been the big daddy of the Western Hemisphere, or The blue whale was the big daddy of the ocean. [Slang; 1960s]
See also: big, daddy

granddaddy of them all

The first, oldest, or most respected of its kind, as in That computer is the grandaddy of them all. [Colloquial; c. 1900]
See also: all, granddaddy, of

sugar daddy

A wealthy, usually older man who gives expensive gifts to someone much younger in return for companionship or sexual favors. For example, The aspiring young actress and the sugar daddy are a classic combination in Hollywood. The sugar in this term alludes to the sweetening role of the gifts, and daddy to the age difference between the pair. [Early 1900s]
See also: daddy, sugar

a ˈsugar daddy

(informal) an older man who has a much younger woman as a girlfriend and gives her presents, money, etc: When you tell him that he’s a sugar daddy, he gets very angry. He says she isn’t interested in his money, only in him.
See also: daddy, sugar

(grand)daddy (of them all)

n. the biggest or oldest of all; the patriarch. This old fish is the granddaddy of them all.
See also: all, granddaddy, of

daddy of them all

verb
See also: all, daddy, of

daddy

verb

mack daddy

n. a man who is popular with the ladies. Sam is a real mack daddy. Sure knows how to treat the ladies.
See also: daddy, mack

sugar daddy

n. an older man who takes care of a younger person, especially a young man or woman. Mr. Wilson is sort of a sugar daddy to the whole team.
See also: daddy, sugar

Who’s your daddy?

interrog. Who is your boss? It’s me isn’t it? (A reminder of who’s the boss.) Don’t waver. Do it! Who’s your daddy?
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Dani told me to ignore him and to keep walking and not look at him but I looked at him anyway and I laughed when he pulled down his pants and showed us his butt and then he said to Dani come over here and get some of this girl and turned around and gra bbed his penis and Dani yanked my arm but I didn't cry and she said run and we ran home and she told Mama and Daddy and Daddy said he was going to kill his ass.
She grabs her briefcase and bagel and gives Daddy and me a hug and a kiss.