What does father-figure mean?

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fa·ther-fig·ure

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. father-figurenoun

    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 surrogatenoun

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

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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!

  4. 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!

  5. 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.

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