a man who has a spouse and one or more children.
a man devoted to his family and home.
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How to use family man in a sentence
Unseld’s warmest memories are not of Ferry the basketball mind but Ferry the family man.Montrezl Harrell answers the call, leads the Wizards to a victory over the Celtics | Ava Wallace | October 28, 2021 | Washington Post
I represent being a father and a family man, because I have two beautiful boys.DJ Khaled Wants Masking Up and Peace in the Middle East | Marlow Stern | September 27, 2021 | The Daily Beast
In person, he presents himself as a gracious family man with a single-minded dedication to finding and revealing the truth.The World's Most Famous Private Detective Makes No Apologies | Simon Shuster | September 10, 2021 | Time
He was a family man first, but Frager’s was his second home.Longtime worker at Frager’s Ace Hardware fatally shot on Memorial Day | Peter Hermann | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
It was the Cunningham story, at odds with his carefully built image as a veteran and family man, that dominated front pages the next day.
The story follows a down on his luck family man named Bill Scanlon (Wes Bentley), who takes to stealing after losing his job.
Bill Cosby, it seems, can only be seen in two registers: sainted family man of a much-loved sitcom, or fallen, tarnished villain.
She likes Donald Trump, “a conservative, Christian family man,” but wants to hear more from everyone.Fear and Loathing at the Republican Leadership Conference | David Freedlander | June 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He is a family man and he did what he did because of his convictions.
Franco was described as a “big family man” by his nephew, Mario Franco.Six Months After Newtown, Gun Violence & Debate Continue | Eliza Shapiro | June 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In society the head of the house of Kaulmann shall be considered an honorable gentleman, an excellent husband, a good family man.Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
May a chopper of wood be a future family man of Dornblatt, where everyone chops his own?Rescue Dog of the High Pass | James Arthur Kjelgaard
Round, loquacious, familiar Cock Sparrow is a family man—so entirely a family man as to be nothing else at all.Roof and Meadow | Dallas Lore Sharp
The station-master was a family man himself, and when we explained the case to him he sympathised and telegraphed to Banbury.The Observations of Henry | Jerome K. Jerome
Do you suppose I could work as I do if it wasn't that I'm getting ready to be a family man?The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig | David Graham Phillips
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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