surrogate father

surrogate father

A man who serves as a substitute father for a child's biological father. See: parenting, surrogate
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But Hamilton, who has won two world titles in three years since leaving McLaren, hit back: "Firstly a man cannot be a surrogate father, can he?
Hamilton, speaking after seeing his Mercedes team-mate Rosberg claim his sixth consecutive pole position, said: "Firstly a man cannot be a surrogate father, can he?
JASON DAY has revealed being turned on to golf by his coach and surrogate father saved him from a life on the wrong side of the tracks.
He acted as a surrogate father to his nieces and nephew when their father died in a car accident.
At first, the relationship between du Pont and Schultz is strong, like a surrogate father and son, but fissures eventually appear.
Kennedy, the uncle who stepped in to serve as a sort of surrogate father after JFK's assassination, was himself shot and killed five years later.
The father and son roles are going to come easy for these two, as they have developed a surrogate father and son relationship over the last five seasons.
The fugitive lays low at the Wheeler homestead and adopts the role of surrogate father, offering Adele a second chance at happiness.
When he was 12, his father died of a heart attack and a Teamster became a surrogate father to him.
According to court documents filed by the executors, while the 34-year-old singer has been devoted to looking after the children for 40 hours per week, he is experiencing hardship as he hasn't received any financial support since taking on the role of surrogate father.
They are now being hand-reared by Sheila Stewart, owner of Capricorn Animal Rescue in Flintshire, with help from surrogate father Mitch.
The Smiths were unable to conceive children and decided to use a surrogate father to start their family.