fatherlike fatherlike

Definition(s):

  • (adj) like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective

Quotes

  1. "I really became a student of the game playing for Al," said Sutter, an Islander under Arbour for 10 years. "He was fatherlike to me. He taught me so much about the game and how to be a pro and how to handle situations. More importantly, he...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Brent Sutter Source: ESPN

  2. "A great man, great friend and a fatherlike figure," said Cafú, the captain of the Brazilian national team and a Santana protégé who went on to become the only player to appear in three - and possibly soon to be four - successive World Cups...
    on Apr 23, 2006 By: Cafu Source: International Herald Tribune

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