family man

noun
|Updated on: 3 Jul 2018

Definition of family man

: a man with a wife and children dependent on him; especially : a man devoted to his family

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1753

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Definition of family man for English Language Learners

  • : a man who has a wife and children; especially : a man who enjoys spending a lot of time with his wife and children


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