noun step·fa·ther \ˈstep-ˌfä-thər\

: a man that your mother marries after her marriage to or relationship with your father has ended

Full Definition of STEPFATHER

:  the husband of one's mother when distinct from one's natural or legal father

First Known Use of STEPFATHER

before 12th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: step faultPrevious Word in the Dictionary: stepfamilyAll Words Near: stepfather
May 29, 2015
bodacious Hear it
unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears