Forebear - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrber|  American pronunciation of the word forebear
Brit.  |ˈfɔːbɛː|  British pronunciation of the word forebear

noun

- a person from whom you are descended (syn: forbear)

Examples

His forebears fought in the American Civil War.

...his forebears came to America on the Mayflower...

Word forms

noun
singular: forebear
plural: forebears
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