What does fatherly mean?

Definitions for fatherly
ˈfɑ ðər lifa·ther·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fatherly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherly, fatherlike(adj)

    like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective

Wiktionary

  1. fatherly(Adjective)

    Characteristic of what is considered the ideal behaviour pertaining to fatherhood.

    fatherly advice

  2. fatherly(Adjective)

    Characteristic of fathers, paternal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fatherly(adj)

    like a father in affection and care; paternal; tender; protecting; careful

  2. Fatherly(adj)

    of or pertaining to a father

How to pronounce fatherly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say fatherly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fatherly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fatherly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fatherly in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Gerakis:

    In periods of crisis, voters prefer a fatherly figure.

  2. 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.

  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.

Images & Illustrations of fatherly

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