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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

    Synonyms:
    father surrogate

Editors Contribution

  1. surrogate father

    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

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  1. Pete Snyder:

    You can be a father figure and a productive force for the party or you can be Harry Reid, but you can’t be both.

  2. 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!

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

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

  4. Michael Madden:

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

  5. 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.

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