Definition of père in English:

père

Syllabification: père
Pronunciation: /pe(ə)r
 
/

noun

Used after a surname to distinguish a father from a son of the same name: Alexandre Dumas père Compare with fils2.
More example sentences
  • Jones père kept moving around Los Angeles, hoping that a new house would bring him luck.
  • Gates père hits the book circuit soon to promote his upcoming treatise on preserving the estate tax.
  • Holloran père attempts to fight them off downstairs, while the missus and Holloran fils take refuge on higher ground.

Origin

French, literally 'father'.

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