Definition of family man in US English:

family man


  • A man who lives with his wife and children, especially one who enjoys home life.

    • ‘He was a family man and he leaves behind a wife, a daughter and a son.’
    • ‘He was very much a family man - a devoted husband and a dedicated dad and granddad.’
    • ‘I know he's a family man and misses being with his wife and children.’
    • ‘He was a true family man who enjoyed all sports and games together with caravanning jaunts with his wife, Joyce, and friends.’
    • ‘For the most part, this was also a group of family men, husbands and fathers, typically with several children.’


family man

/ˈfæm(ə)li ˈˌmæn//ˈfam(ə)lē ˈˌman/