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DADA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dada mean? 

DADA (noun)
  The noun DADA has 2 senses:

1. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
2. 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

  Familiarity information: DADA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DADA (noun)


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Meaning:

An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

dad; dada; daddy; pa; papa; pappa; pop

Hypernyms ("dada" is a kind of...):

begetter; father; male parent (a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father))


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

dadaism; dada

Hypernyms ("dada" is a kind of...):

art movement; artistic movement (a group of artists who agree on general principles)


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