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stepmother

noun step·moth·er \-ˌmə-thər\

: a woman that your father marries after his marriage to or relationship with your mother has ended

Full Definition of STEPMOTHER

:  the wife of one's father when distinct from one's natural or legal mother
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First Known Use of STEPMOTHER

before 12th century
STEPMOTHER Defined for Kids

stepmother

noun step·moth·er \ˈstep-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of STEPMOTHER for Kids

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

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