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family man

noun
1.
a man who has a spouse and one or more children.
2.
a man devoted to his family and home.
Origin of family man
1780-1790
1780-90
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  • Mr. Smith is a family man; and, regardless of London temptations, he hastens to his mutton at five.

    Here and There in London J. Ewing Ritchie
  • I wanted Marge to get the idea I was really a family man at heart.

    The Aggravation of Elmer Robert Andrew Arthur
  • He was indeed finding that the cares of a family man are many.

  • Any instincts of the family man which might once have reigned in him had long since been inhibited.

    Jewel Clara Louise Burnham
  • He suffered many hardships in his youth, and grew up a quiet, industrious, family man.

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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