Examples of fatherly in a Sentence
He took a fatherly interest in the careers of younger writers.
Recent Examples of fatherly from the Web
Arthur Levitt, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, took the stage at a National Press Conference luncheon Tuesday to offer a bit of fatherly advice about online investing.
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First Known Use of fatherly
before 12th century
FATHERLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fatherly for English Language Learners
: of a father : resembling a father : showing the affection or concern of a father
FATHERLY Defined for Kids
Definition of fatherly for Students
: of or like a father He gave me fatherly advice.
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