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Synonyms for fatherly
ˈfɑ ðər lifa·ther·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherly, fatherlikeadjective

    like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective

    Synonyms:
    fatherlike

    Antonyms:
    maternal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fatherlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    paternal, tender, kind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fatherlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    paternal

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  1. List of paraphrases for "fatherly":

    paternal

How to pronounce fatherly?

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How to use fatherly in a sentence?

  1. Lynn Neal:

    I was in shock as I had no idea that he would do this to me, i looked at him as a big brother or fatherly figure that I admired.

  2. Thomas Gerakis:

    In periods of crisis, voters prefer a fatherly figure.

  3. Irom Sharmila:

    I will never forget this moment, without this draconian law you can connect with us, you can govern us with fatherly affection, without discrimination.

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