Definition of 'paterfamilias'
Example sentences containing 'paterfamilias'
He was back to his English parody, this time the paterfamilias interviewing a suitor for his daughter's hand.THE ONLY GAME (2002) BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
More generally, and unusually for a German paterfamilias, he acted in conversation as the prompter of others.DARE CALL IT TREASON (2002)
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Definition of paterfamilias from the Collins English Dictionary