Single parent

a parent or guardian who brings up a child or children alone, without a partner:
Being a single parent isn’t easy.
[sing-guh l-pair-uh nt, ‐par-uh nt] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈpɛər ənt, ‐ˈpær ənt/
of or noting a family in which a parent brings up a child or children alone, without a partner: a single-parent family;
a single-parent household.


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