should-be

adjective

Definition of should-be

: that ought to be looking out for his should-be guardian

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“Should-be.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/should-be. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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