a man who has a spouse and one or more children.
a man devoted to his family and home.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of family man
First recorded in 1780–90
Words nearby family man
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Example sentences from the Web for family man
Tommy says he is glad to hear it, and walks off like a family-man.
British Dictionary definitions for family man
a man who is married and has children, esp one who is devoted to his family
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