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Difference between Family man and Man of family

family mana man with a family; a man dedicated to his family:

  • We don’t see much of him now that he has become a family man.

man of family

1. = family man:

  • Soon he will be a husband and then a man of family and all will be serious.

2. a man of noble birth:

  • The baron’s cadet cannot avail himself of the public schools because such a step would disclass the man of family.