parentlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

parent +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

parentlike (comparative more parentlike, superlative most parentlike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a parent.
    • 2008 February 17, Jessica Bruder, “Up All Night”, in New York Times[1]:
      With relief, she recognizes her dog, Max, who in a parentlike role has come to guide her home.

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