Definition of

D.a.

  1. (noun, communication) a doctor's degree with a special disciplinary focus

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Synonyms of D.a.

doctor of arts

Alternate forms of D.a.

Hypernyms: doctor's degree, doctorate

Origin of the word D.a.

  1. Amer.Eng., acronym for district attorney from 1934; for duck's ass haircut (or, as OED would have it, duck's arse), from 1951. So called for the shape of it at the back of the head. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like D.a.

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