Definitions For Paternal


  • Relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
  • Characteristic of a father
  • Belonging to or inherited from one's father


  • Related on the father's side

Is Paternal a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Paternal is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Paternal in a Sentence

  • He did not neglect his paternal responsibilities after the divorce.

Synonyms for Paternal

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