Main definitions of da in English

: da1da2da3DA4

da1

abbreviation

in combination
  • (in units of measurement) deca-.

Main definitions of da in English

: da1da2da3DA4

da2

Pronunciation /də/

determiner

informal US
  • Nonstandard spelling of the, used in representing speech.

    • ‘I'm wit you bro…fight da man!’
    • ‘You are da best!’
    • ‘So I'm askin' you a question, why you write dat stuff about da girls?’
    • ‘The lyrics tell all your usual stories of life on da street.’

Pronunciation

da

/də/

Main definitions of da in English

: da1da2da3DA4

da3

Pronunciation /dä/ /dɑ/

noun

dialect British
  • One's father.

    ‘I learned the songs from my da’

Origin

Mid 19th century abbreviation of dada.

Pronunciation

da

/dä/ /dɑ/

Main definitions of DA in English

: da1da2da3DA4

DA4

Pronunciation /ˌdēˈā/ /ˌdiˈeɪ/

abbreviation

  • 1US District attorney.

  • 2informal Duck's ass (a man's hairstyle of the 1950s).

  • 3Doctor of Arts.

Pronunciation

DA

/ˌdēˈā/ /ˌdiˈeɪ/