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Definition of "begetter" [be•get•ter]

  • A procreator; one who begets. (noun)
  • An originator; a creator. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "begetter" in a sentence
  • "The offspring must seek and love the begetter; and especially so when begetter and begotten are alone in their sphere; when, in addition, the begetter is the highest good, the offspring [inevitably seeking its Good] is attached by a bond of sheer necessity, separated only in being distinct."
  • "Thorpe rarely used words with much exactness. {403b} It is obvious that he did not employ 'begetter' in the ordinary sense."
  • "Some scholars have supposed that the word 'begetter' in this dedication means simply the procurer of the Sonnets for Thomas"