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family man

fam·i·ly man
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee man]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li mæn/
    • /ˈfæməli mæn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee man]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li mæn/

Definitions of family man words

  • noun family man a man who has a spouse and one or more children. 1
  • noun family man a man devoted to his family and home. 1
  • countable noun family man A family man is a man who is very fond of his partner and children and likes to spend a lot of time with them. 0
  • countable noun family man A family man is a man who has a partner and children. 0
  • noun family man a man who has a partner and children, esp one who is devoted to his family 0
  • noun family man a man who has a wife and children 0

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Origin of family man

First appearance:

before 1780
One of the 45% newest English words
First recorded in 1780-90

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Family man

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

family man popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

family man usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for family man

noun family man

  • husband — a married man, especially when considered in relation to his partner in marriage.
  • patriarch — the male head of a family or tribal line.

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