Father noun - A person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent.
Usage example: our fathers founded this nation on the fundamental belief that no person is entitled to rule by divine right
How words are described
Both words in one sentence
- In The A-Team, Hannibal sometimes calls Face "kid." Granted, he's old enough to be Face's father, but it also underlines the quasi-father/son relationship that they have.
Source: Affectionate Nickname
- When the trophy is being given to the best father/son pair in town, Pete assumes he is the best father.
Source: Analysis / Goof Troop
- Parental Substitute: Longfinger to Tiny — of all the various versions of the franchise, this is the one that shows their surrogate father/son bond the strongest.
Source: Series / Captain Sabertooth
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