Topic: NEWSPAPERS, PUBLISHING

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: papa, from Latin pappa

pap

noun
     
pap [uncountable]
1TCNAM films, programmes, books etc that are badly made or badly written, are intended for entertainment only, and have no serious value:
Hollywood produces a lot of pap.
2DF especially British English very soft food that does not have a strong taste, like the food that babies eat

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