dada

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: dada

1
n
an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
2
n
a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: dada
1

n an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

Synonyms:
dad, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop
Type of:
begetter, father, male parent
a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
2

n a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty

Synonyms:
dadaism
Type of:
art movement, artistic movement
a group of artists who agree on general principles
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