Definition of baba noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɑːbɑː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːbɑː//
    Religious people
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  1. 1 a small cake, often with rum poured over it
  2. 2 (Indian English, East African English) a father (often also used as a title or form of address for any older man, showing respect)
  3. 3(Indian English) a holy man See related entries: Religious people
  4. 4(Indian English) (used especially as a form of address) a small child
  5. Word Originvia French from Polish, literally ‘married peasant woman’.
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