deadbeat dad

Definition of deadbeat dad

disapproving

  1. :  a father who owes money to his former wife to help raise their children but does not pay it

Word by Word Definitions

deadbeatplay
  1. :  loafer

    :  one who persistently fails to pay personal debts or expenses

  1. :  having a pointer that gives a reading with little or no oscillation

  1. :  father


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