What are some alternative words for father figure?

Synonyms for father figure

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term father figure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. father-figure(noun)

    a man (often a powerful or influential man) who arouses emotions usually felt for your real father and with whom you identify psychologically

  2. father figure, father surrogate(noun)

    a man who takes over all the functions of the real father

    father surrogate

Editors Contribution

  1. surrogate father

    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

How to pronounce father figure?

US English

How to say father figure in sign language?

  1. fatherfigure

How to use father figure in a sentence?

  1. Dan Fogelman:

    Fogelman also revealed Sylvester Stallone will make an appearance as a co-star in the movie Kevin is working on. We needed his big co-star and Sly Stallone is coming to do a huge part on the show as Kevin's co-star and father figure in the film he's shooting.

  2. Bill Hader:

    Henry Winkler is just very incredibly open and he's just one of the sweetest guys in the world, and he's like the father figure on set.

  3. Thomas Rosica:

    It's about time that we stop and allow the Pope to speak the language of most ordinary people, especially parents, who understand the Pope far better than those who parse every single word and statement that comes out of his mouth! let us not read into the Pope's words anything other than what is there. He speaks constantly of mercy and tenderness. He speaks as a pastor and loving father figure who loves children and wants the best for them.

  4. Michael Madden:

    We can safely say that Ri Chol is a father figure to Kim Jong Un.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Father's Day is the time to honor and celebrate Father figure in your life, and appreciate with gratitude what you have received from Father in your life. Our courage, discipline and strength are the gifts from Father. In my view, everyone needs Father in her/his life- as Friedrich Nietzsche said once: "When one has not had a good father, one must create one." Enjoy Father's Day!

Translations for father figure

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for father figure »


Find a translation for the father figure synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of father figure

  1. father figure
    father figure
    father figure
    father figure
    father figure

Discuss these father figure synonyms with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


    "father figure." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 24 Nov. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/father+figure>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for father figure?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for father figure:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.