HyperDic: founding_father

English > 2 senses of the expression Founding Father / founding father:
NOUNperson Founding Fathera member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
person founding father, founder, beginner, fathera person who founds or establishes some institution
English > Founding Father: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787.
Member ofConstitutional ConventionThe convention of United States statesmen who drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
Broaderstatesman, solon, national leaderA man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
English > founding father: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who founds or establishes some institution.
Synonymsfounder, beginner, father
NarrowercofounderOne of a group of founders
colonizer, colonisersomeone who helps to found a colony
foundressA woman founder
Broaderoriginator, conceiver, mastermindsomeone who creates new things
Spanishfundadora, fundador, padre
Catalanfundador, pare

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