Crossword clues for pappy
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pappy \Pap"py\, a. [From Pap soft food.]
Like pap; soft; succulent; tender.
Etymology 1 a. Like pap; soft; mushy. Etymology 2
n. 1 (context colloquial regional English) father 2 (context colloquial regional English) grandfather
Pappy is another name for father.
Pappy is a nickname of:
- Gregory Pappy Boyington (1912-1988), Flying Tiger and American fighter ace in World War II
- Fred Coe (1914-1979), American television producer and director
- Pappy Daily (1902-1987), American country music record producer and entrepreneur
- Paul Gunn (1899-1957), US World War II naval aviator
- John C. "Pappy" Herbst (1909-1946), American flying ace in World War II
- Duanes S. (Pappy) Larson (1916-2005), American World War II fighter pilot
- Howard Mason (born 1959), American drug trafficker
- W. Lee O'Daniel (1890-1969), Texas governor and senator
- Paul Rowe (Canadian football) (1917-1990), professional football player
- Risley C. Triche (born 1930), attorney and longtime member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
- Pappy Waldorf (1902-1981), American football player and coach
- Grover Washabaugh (c. 1893-1973), American college and high school football and basketball coach
- Pappy Wood (1888-1978), Canadian curler
Usage examples of "pappy".
Jezebel was mighty proud of her inheritance from her pappy and in a pathetic fit of beautification planted a few geranimus and pansies in the hard packed ground fronting the splintery porch of the dwelling.
The Forks with her pappy and her marnmy, and Miss Lizzie would be sent to live with the field slaves.
Emerald Em, and now Unser Fritz is an old pappy guy, and it is years since he is regarded as anything but a crumbo around the racetracks, and nobody remembers much of his story, or cares a cuss about it, for if there is anything that is a drug on the market around the tracks it is the story of a broker.
Just after Pappy thanked the Lord for the food, saying nothing about the weather or the crops, my father grimly announced that the backwaters had begun trickling across the main field road into the back forty acres.
When I run into the cabin Pappy had her on the floor as he went after her with that whip he'd made of bobwire.
I’d spent hours on it, plowing, disking, planting, even hauling cotton to town with my father or Pappy, and its operation had always seemed sufficiently complex and challenging.
I'd spent hours on it, plowing, disking, planting, even hauling cotton to town with my father or Pappy, and its operation had always seemed sufficiently complex and challenging.
Then aftah Pappy died of the fever—‘long with mah mothah—Gran’Pappy cotched it too.
Then aftah Pappy died of the fever—'long with mah mothah—Gran'Pappy cotched it too.
I was torn between the two dramas: Did I want to watch Gran doctor on Luis, or did I want to listen as Pappy blew off steam?
And if Pappy thought we'd one day return to our little places on the family farm and start another crop, he was mistaken.
Pappy, of course, was irritated because he expected a full breakfast.
They were sitting under a tree, drinking iced tea with Pappy and Gran and my father, when we rolled to a stop less than twenty feet away.
In the spot under the oak tree where Pappy had parked his truck every day of my life, the ruts were bare.
We have two types of recruit: boys who have never fired a rifle, and others who boast that their pappies used to send them out to shoot breakfast and never allowed them but one shot.