Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A foster-father or foster-mother.

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

  • n. a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.