(Of a teacher or other adult responsible for children) in the place of a parent: he was used to acting in loco parentis
More example sentences
- Im here in a sort of in loco parentis capacity because I want the judge to see that there are grown-ups who care.
- Moreover, in their in loco parentis capacity, universities encourage students to avail themselves of a wide variety of academic, social, and health services.
Definition of in loco parentis in:
- The US English dictionary