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
STEPFATHER Defined for Kids


noun step·fa·ther \ˈstep-ˌfä-thər\

Definition of STEPFATHER for Kids

:  the husband of someone's mother after the death or divorce of his or her real father


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