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stepparent

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noun step·par·ent \ˈstep-ˌper-ənt\

Simple Definition of stepparent

  • : someone that your mother or father marries after the marriage to or relationship with your other parent has ended

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stepparent

  1. :  a person who is a stepmother or stepfather

1840

First Known Use of stepparent

1840


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