mother figure


: an older woman who is respected and admired like a mother
Camp counselors are mother figures to many of the girls at the camp.

Examples of mother figure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Milano’s character takes up a lot of space by design, but the actress also works to complicate the mother figure. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Sep. 2023 With an eight-year age difference, sometimes Angela felt more like a mother figure rather than an older sister. Lauren Brown West-Rosenthal, Parents, 26 Sep. 2023 The Fourth House The fourth house has to do with your roots and your emotional security, including the home, the family, and the mother figure. Madison Feller, ELLE, 6 Sep. 2023 Yet Kali is also an important mother figure who channels her ferocity into the care and defense of all creation. Alyssa Beall, USA TODAY, 13 May 2023 Make cheesy or savory quiche with zucchini or bacon for mom or your mother figure this Mother’s Day. Fox News, 12 May 2023 Mother’s Day 2023 is on May 14, which gives you just under two weeks to find that perfect gift for your mother or mother figure in your life. Jade Chung-Lee, PCMAG, 2 May 2023 In addition to representing one’s emotional world, the Moon also embodies the mother figure in astrology. Naydeline Mejia, Women's Health, 29 Apr. 2023 As Mother’s Day is soon approaching it can be challenging to find the right gift that’s wrapped in a box for the mother or mother figure in your life, who has given you so much. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Mother figure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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