An adult who cares for a child who has been placed in foster care.
Foster-parent Sentence Examples
He's gone from one foster parent to another.
Some of the finer pears do not unite readily with the quince, and in this case double working is resorted to; that is to say, a vigorous-growing pear is first grafted on the quince, and then the choicer pear is grafted on the pear introduced as its foster parent.
The neighbor, Henry Warnimont (played by George Gaynes) became Punky's foster parent and eventually adopted her.
The foster parent aims to help the foster child develop normally in a safe, family environment.