Simple Definition of in–law
: a person you are related to because of your marriage; especially : the father or mother of your husband or wife
Full Definition of in–law
: a relative by marriage
Origin of in–law
First Known Use: 1894
Rhymes with in–law
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IN–LAW Defined for Kids
Definition of in–law for Students
: a relative by marriage and especially the mother or father of a person's husband or wife
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