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single father

noun
1.
a father who brings up a child or children alone, without a partner.
Also, Informal, single dad.
Origin of single father
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • You see,” said the old man, “you can buy a wife with money, but not a single father can you buy.

    Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler

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