Big Daddybig daddy
Informal someone or something dominantly important, powerful, wealthy, or, often, paternalistic
- One that is predominant, as in size, influence, or priority: “The big daddy of them all has always been the Frankfurt Fair” (Saturday Review).
- One that exercises a paternalistic authority or control.
- Chiefly Southern US A grandfather.
(plural big daddies)
- (idiomatic) A man of importance, a stud