Synonyms and Antonyms of founding father
a person who establishes a whole new field of endeavor
- He is now recognized as one of the founding fathers of the environmental movement.
author, begetter, creator, establisher, father, founder, generator, inaugurator, initiator, instituter (or institutor), originator, sire
conceiver, contriver, designer, deviser, formulator, innovator, introducer, inventor, spawner
builder, maker, producer
developer, pioneer, researcher, researchist
encourager, galvanizer, inspiration, inspirer