foster-parent : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
- I may have to call the foster-parent people.
- In Arkansas, for example, voters easily passed an initiative that did what state legislators had refused to do: ban adoptions and even foster-parent roles for unmarried couples .
- Willing, capable blacks actively seek to foster-parent and adopt black children under the aegis of the Black Community Crusade for Children, coordinated by the Children's Defense .