family man


Definition of family man

: a man with a spouse and child or children dependent on him especially : a man devoted to his family

Examples of family man in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roach will play Senator Wesley Smith, a career politician and family man who is like a father to Hawk. Joe Otterson, Variety, 19 July 2022 Mike's a family man with a 12-year-old son, Michael (Tyler Hoechlin), who is beginning to wonder what his dad really does for a living. Leah Greenblatt,, 12 July 2022 Orbán—a family man and an articulate lawyer who purports to set aside one workday a week exclusively for reading—is more to O’Sullivan’s taste. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, 27 June 2022 Gutiérrez is a family man now living in Los Angeles. Eric Fuller, Forbes, 6 June 2022 His focus is on family and learning how to be a solid friend and family man, the father of three said. Eliott C. Mclaughlin, CNN, 27 Apr. 2022 Morrison sells himself as an ordinary Australian family man who is passionate about his Sydney Pentecostal church and his local National Rugby League football team, the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. Rod Mcguirk, ajc, 10 Apr. 2022 Gary Moeller was a great family man, great friend, great coach, and a man of integrity and high character. Andrew Hammond, Detroit Free Press, 12 July 2022 Known as a family man, Birchall now has five children of his own and stood out at one point for bringing his young son to the office. David Noyce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of family man

1753, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of family man was in 1753

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Last Updated

8 Aug 2022

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“Family man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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