(slang, US) Father of child in common, particularly unmarried.
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Origin of baby-daddy
- African American Vernacular English (General American would be baby's daddy) 1990s, popularized 2000s; compare baby mama. Possibly from or influenced by same term in Jamaican English, from Jamaican Creole baby-father, alternatively due simply to grammatical similarities between AAVE and Jamaican Creole.