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Definition of "foster-parent" [foster-parent]

  • A foster-father or foster-mother. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "foster-parent" in a sentence
  • "Rejecting a foster-parent application on the basis that an individual refuses to allow certain types of foods to be prepared in his/her own kitchen seems problematic UNLESS there is reason to be concerned about adequate nutrition."
  • "First of all, denying foster-parent status to Amish families is meaningless."
  • "Or those families that you always see in the back pages of People magazine who foster-parent twenty special needs kids and somehow manage to shape them into a family."