Definition of Begetter

1. Noun. A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father). "His father was born in Atlanta"

Exact synonyms: Father, Male Parent
Specialized synonyms: Dad, Dada, Daddy, Pa, Papa, Pappa, Pop, Father-in-law, Old Man, Pater
Generic synonyms: Parent
Derivative terms: Beget, Father, Fatherly
Antonyms: Mother, Female Parent



Definition of Begetter

1. n. One who begets; a father.

Definition of Begetter

1. Noun. A procreator; one who begets. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) An originator; a creator. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Begetter

1. one that begets [n -S] - See also: begets

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begetter

begayed
begaying
begays
begaze
begazed
begazes
begazing
begeck
begedkefet
begem
begemmed
begemming
begems
beget
begets
begetter (current term)
begetters
begettest
begetteth
begetting
begg'd
beggable
beggar
beggar's-lice
beggar's-ticks
beggar's lice
beggar's ticks
beggar-my-neighbor
beggar-my-neighbor policy
beggar-my-neighbor strategy

Literary usage of Begetter

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1. Shakspeare's Sonnets Never Before Interpreted: His Private Friends by Gerald Massey (1866)
"I venture to doubt that the Elizabethans, who knew their man, ever mistook his meaning, or were misled by his ' onlie begetter. ..."

2. Shakespeare's Sonnets Reconsidered: And in Part Rearranged with Introductory by William Shakespeare (1899)
"MR GEORGE CHALMERS AND HIS INTERPRETATION OF THE WORD "begetter" IN THORPE'S PREFACE. ... begetter ..."

3. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... but from God and nature ; the begetter being but either a channel or an instrument, and having been himself before begotten or produced by ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... but from God and nature ; the begetter being but either a channel or an instrument, and having been himself before begotten or produced by some other. ..."

5. A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (1895)
"The essence of begetter and Begotten is identical."1 The Fourth Book contains notes on the chief passages of Scripture which were relied on by Arian ..."

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