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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

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

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

sugar daddy

An elderly man who bestows expensive gifts on a young woman. This term, which uses sugar for the “sweets” of costly gifts and daddy to indicate the difference in the giver and recipient’s ages, dates from the first half of the 1900s. The London Times spelled it out: “Norma Levy, a prostitute, had a sugar daddy called Bunny who paid her rent and gave her a Mercedes car” (Sept. 20, 1973).
See also: daddy, sugar
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