Meaning of foster mother in English:

foster mother


  • A woman in relation to the child or children whom she is fostering.

    ‘it is preferable for the child to remain with her foster mother’
    • ‘Her gradual rediscovery of human values and maternal feelings takes place through a series of encounters as she travels towards the home of her old foster mother.’
    • ‘They were adopted by the sweetest old lady in Detroit, a woman who served as foster mother to hundreds of kids in need.’
    • ‘The actor puts in a measured performance as the concerned foster mother.’
    • ‘She'd rather not have to lie to her foster mother.’
    • ‘Her foster mother was an honest and loving person.’
    • ‘Alicia takes tiny Hope from her new foster mother and places her in the bassinet.’
    • ‘The child was removed from her and was placed with a foster mother, where she has remained ever since.’
    • ‘The proposed foster mother lives in the Manchester area with her husband and their two children.’
    • ‘Initially he was placed with his sisters, but the foster mother found it too difficult to care for the two girls and a newborn.’
    • ‘Their foster mother often visits from India.’