Definition of father figure
: a person often of particular power or influence who serves as an emotional substitute for a father
Examples of father figure in a Sentence
The coach was a stern, wise father figure to his players.
First Known Use of father figure
FATHER FIGURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of father figure for English Language Learners
: an older man who is respected and admired like a father
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