single parent

World English Dictionary
single parent
 
n
Also called (NZ): solo parent
 a.  a person who has a dependent child or dependent children and who is widowed, divorced, or unmarried
 b.  (as modifier): a single-parent family

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: single out
Next Definition: single phase
Words Near: single parent
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for single parent
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing single parent
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature