Stepmother

Stepmother
Stepmother Step"moth`er, n. [AS. ste['o]pm[=o]der.] The wife of one's father by a subsequent marriage. [1913 Webster]

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  • stepmother — (n.) O.E. steopmodor; see STEP (Cf. step ) + MOTHER (Cf. mother) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stepmother — ► NOUN ▪ a woman who is married to one s father after the divorce of one s parents or the death of one s mother …   English terms dictionary

  • stepmother — [step′muth΄ər] n. a female stepparent …   English World dictionary

  • stepmother — UK [ˈstepˌmʌðə(r)] / US [ˈstepˌmʌðər] noun [countable] Word forms stepmother : singular stepmother plural stepmothers someone s stepmother is their father s new wife in a second or later marriage …   English dictionary

  • stepmother — step|moth|er [ step,mʌðər ] noun count someone s stepmother is their father s new wife in a second or later marriage …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stepmother — [[t]ste̱pmʌðə(r)[/t]] stepmothers also step mother N COUNT: oft poss N Someone s stepmother is the woman who has married their father after the death or divorce of their mother …   English dictionary

  • Stepmother's Sin — Infobox animanga/Header name = Stepmother s Sin caption = ja name = 義母 ja name trans = Gibo genre = EroticInfobox animanga/Game title = developer = publisher = genre = ratings = platforms = released = Infobox animanga/OVA title = director =… …   Wikipedia

  • Stepmother-in-law — A stepmother in law is the stepmother of one s spouse.The children of the stepmother in law would be the person s stepbrothers in law and stepsisters in law …   Wikipedia

  • stepmother — noun Date: before 12th century the wife of one s father when distinct from one s natural or legal mother …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stepmother — stepmotherly, adv. stepmotherliness, n. /step mudh euhr/, n. the wife of one s father by a later marriage. [bef. 900; ME stepmoder, OE steopmodor. See STEP , MOTHER1] * * * …   Universalium

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