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Definition of "foster-child" [foster-child]

  • A child nursed or brought up by one not its own mother or father. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "foster-child" in a sentence
  • ""Anna Regina Langfus was born in Lublin (Poland) to Moshe Szternfinkiel and his wife Maria (née Wajnberg), who also had a son, older than Anna" - Anna was a single child, the boy in question was a poor foster-child."
  • "In federal audits since 2001 looking at abuse levels, parent turnover, placement, foster-child adoptions and other measures, no state has passed."
  • "Protestantism from the foster-child of Rome, the PROTEGEE of"