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father–in–law

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noun \ˈfä-thə-rən-ˌlȯ, -thərn-ˌlȯ\

Simple Definition of father–in–law

  • : the father of your husband or wife

Full Definition of father–in–law

plural fa·thers–in–law play \-thər-zən-\

  1. 1 :  the father of one's spouse

  2. 2 archaic :  stepfather

14th Century

First Known Use of father–in–law

14th century


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