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family man

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noun
  1. a man who has a spouse and one or more children.
  2. a man devoted to his family and home.
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Origin of family man

First recorded in 1780–90
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Related Words

husbandpatriarch

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Historical Examples

  • Tommy says he is glad to hear it, and walks off like a family-man.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 15, August, 1851

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for family man

family man

noun
  1. a man who is married and has children, esp one who is devoted to his family
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