noun, Television Informal.
any broadcast period from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. when programs of general interest to the family are broadcast.
a time during the evening when families are together talking, working on homework, or being entertained
plural noun, Slang. 1. the male genitals. noun phrase The testicles; nuts: A kick in the family jewels will often dampen a man’s ardor (1920s+)
noun 1. a man who has a spouse and one or more children. 2. a man devoted to his family and home. noun 1. a man who is married and has children, esp one who is devoted to his family
noun 1. an unpaid leave of absence from work in order to have or take care of a baby or to care for an ailing family member.
- Family medicine
family medicine n. The branch of medicine that deals with the provision of comprehensive health care to individuals regardless of age or sex while placing particular emphasis on the family unit. Also called family practice.