aunt-in-law

noun
\ ˈan-tən-ˌlȯ How to pronounce aunt-in-law (audio) , ˈän- \
plural aunts-in-law

Definition of aunt-in-law

1 : the wife of one's uncle or aunt
2 : the aunt of one's spouse

First Known Use of aunt-in-law

circa 1556, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of aunt-in-law was circa 1556

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“Aunt-in-law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aunt-in-law. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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