What does father figure mean?

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fa·ther fig·ure

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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


  1. father figure(Noun)

    someone that represents, behaves as, or is thought of as a father to another person or group of people.


  1. Father Figure

    "Father Figure" is the U.S. number-one song written and performed by George Michael and released on Columbia Records in 1988 as the third single from the album Faith.

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How to say father figure in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of father figure in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of father figure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of father figure in a Sentence

  1. Michael Madden:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge:

    I've worked with Pinter for more or less 10 years, almost exclusively really ... He was a great mentor, a great friend, almost a father figure to me, i've loved this play ... I think it's probably one of the best plays in the last 50 years.

  5. 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.

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