single father


: a father who does not have a wife or partner
He raised two kids as a single father.

Examples of single father in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gru has put his life of villainy behind him and embraced his role as a single father to Margo, Edith, and Agnes. Rendy Jones,, 29 June 2024 Noah lives with his single father who is working class, while Allie comes from a wealthy two-parent home. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 25 June 2024 And there is certainly no blueprint on doing it as a single father following the untimely death of your wife. Clarence E. Hill Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 16 June 2024 In the project, Alwyn plays a single father, who is trying to get his wife (Stone) back from a cult. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 June 2024 My neighbor is a single father of a 12-year-old son. Jeanne Phillips, The Mercury News, 8 June 2024 Veteran wounded in Iraq gifted home Adam Sampson retired from the Army in 2008 and was made a single father after his wife Megan died in 2021. The Arizona Republic, 6 Apr. 2024 Buy Now 22 of 35 'Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father' by Alysia Abbott Alysia Abbott grew up in 1970s San Francisco with a gay, single father at a time when that was all but unheard of. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 30 May 2024 In it, Bialik starred as fashionable teenager Blossom, who was living with her single father and two older brothers after the departure of their mother. Shania Russell,, 1 Oct. 2023

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“Single father.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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