pet name used by a female for a male, mainly by carribbean peoples (puerto ricans, cubans, columbians, and floridians). can be used for friends/boyfriends/husbands/ or random people.
a lot of people assume it is only used for lovers, but it is used for anyone who is male.
Oye Papi! Que tu haces?
Ay Papi! Que rico!