dead beat dad

deadbeat dad

noun
a father who neglects his responsibilities as a parent, esp. one who does not pay child support to his estranged wife.

Origin:
1975–80

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deadbeat dad

noun
a father who willfully defaults on his obligation to provide financial support for his offspring 
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