Sentence Examples


  • Think about it this way: if she isn't working to financially support her child, doesn't that sort of make her a deadbeat parent as well?
  • The term "deadbeat dads" is often used in discussions about abandonment because most of the parents involved are fathers.
  • A complaint about the current show is that many of the heroes of the action adventure years (Luke, Robert, and Frisco) are all portrayed as deadbeat dads.
  • Deadbeat dad-A father who has abandoned his child or children and does not pay child custody as required by a court.
  • Matt is self-described as a "32 year old deadbeat from Connecticut," but any visitor to his site knows that he really is a creative internet presence who knows how to keep the clicks coming.