Definition of fathering in English:

fathering

Pronunciation /ˈfäT͟H(ə)riNG/ /ˈfɑð(ə)rɪŋ/

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noun

  • The activity of bringing up a child as a father.

    • ‘Charlie's stern fathering of his daughter’

adjective

  • Relating to the activity of bringing up a child as a father.

    • ‘the majority of fathers described at least some transformation in their fathering style’