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father figure

noun

Simple Definition of father figure

  • : an older man who is respected and admired like a father

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of father figure

  1. :  a person often of particular power or influence who serves as an emotional substitute for a father

Examples of father figure in a sentence

  1. The coach was a stern, wise father figure to his players.



1934

First Known Use of father figure

1934


Medical Dictionary

father figure

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noun fa·ther figure \ˈfäth-ər-\

Medical Definition of father figure

  1. :  one often of particular power or influence who serves as an emotional substitute for a father




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