family friendly

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

family-friendly (comparative more family friendly, superlative most family friendly)

  1. Suitable for families consisting of parents and minor children.
    This family friendly paradise - with its giant snow slides, outdoor amphitheatre, and traditional winter activities - is the ideal destination for the young and old alike.
  2. Promoting the welfare of the family structure.
    • 2003 May 1, “Joint Report On Social Inclusion”[1], Commission of the European Communities: 
      [...] reviewing the parental leave and maternity schemes and, finally, raising awareness of employers about the importance of creating a family-friendly working environment.
  3. (US) Devoid of material deemed inappropriate for children such as sexually-explicit text or images, use of profanity, or references to the use of illegal drugs.

Usage notesEdit

  • Often used in a subjective context where the meaning is colored by the user's social, religious, cultural or political perspective on what constitutes appropriate content, activities, or support for families.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 3 October 2013, at 00:20