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deadbeat dad

Slang A father who is not involved in the lives of his child(ren), physically and/or monetarily. Don't be a deadbeat dad, Sean—go see your kids this weekend! I'm no deadbeat dad, I make all of my child support payments!
See also: dad, deadbeat
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If your friend is a deadbeat dad, you must say something.
"No one likes the way she tried to keep the kids from Brad or called him a deadbeat dad when it was proven he'd loaned her $8 million to buy a ritzy California residence and shelled out more than $1.3 million to benefit her and the children," the mysterious tipster explained.
One pal said: "They try to portray him as a deadbeat dad but nothing could be further from the truth."
Is this the man you want running the Democrat Party, a deadbeat dad, a tax dodger?
"I won't be a deadbeat dad anymore," he joked of the upside to retiring.
“I was a deadbeat dad. I was a deadbeat everything.”—Gary
crime FIFTY GRAND Adrian Young Cuban cop, Mercado, has one week to settle a score on behalf of a deadbeat dad, a 'traitor' who skipped free from Castro's control to set up a new life working illegally in Colorado.
Certainly this isn't the first time that a man's athletic exploits have overshadowed an embarrassing record off the field, but his status as a deadbeat dad raises some questions: Why is this man playing football rather than trying to land a real job?
Suddenly, he was facing several years of automatic wage garnishment, and the shame of being forced to explain to prospective employers why the government considered him a deadbeat dad. "That's when it hit me," he says.
The subtitle for this handbook on tracking down negligent fathers is, "Tracking Down A Deadbeat Dad And Getting Child Support."
Following Ashley's appearance on "90 Day FiancAaAaAeA@" Season 5, in whi she told Annie about David's past of cheating on her mother and being a deadbeat dad, the 28-year-old did an interview on "Auntie's Advice." During her chat, Ashley reflected on her relationship with her father and shared her thoughts about his partner.
Bristol, 21, claims Johnson is a deadbeat dad who owes 38,000 dollars in child support and shows little interest in seeing his three-year-old son.
Juelz Santana and girlfriend Kimbella Vanderhee did not take kindly to the rapper being called a deadbeat dad. The "Love and Hip Hop" stars shared messages on Twitter and Instagram Monday to react to a story claiming the music artist owed child support.
When asked if he is a deadbeat dad, Johnston denies saying, "No, and I never will be." ( ANI )
The last thing you need is a deadbeat husband and your baby doesn't need a deadbeat dad.