from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man having a wife and children.
  • n. A man devoted to his family.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An adult male with a spouse and children to whose well-being he is dedicated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man of domestic habits.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man whose family is of major importance in his life


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