blended family


Definition of blended family

: a family that includes children of a previous marriage of one spouse or both

Examples of blended family in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bauer-GriffinGetty Images Since Lopez announced their engagement in her On the JLo newsletter, the couple have been spotted enjoying themselves out and about in L.A. several times, often with their blended family. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 6 May 2022 Colin Firth and Toni Collette star as empty-nesters Michael and Kathleen, whose blended family of seven include three children in college when the Peterson matriarch is found dead two weeks before Christmas 2001. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 As a refresher: The Petersons looked like Durham, North Carolina’s perfect blended family. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 May 2022 Since Lopez announced their engagement in her On the JLo newsletter, the couple have been spotted enjoying themselves out and about in LA several times, often with their blended family. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 Apr. 2022 After picking out the bedrooms for their kids (painting a possible picture of reality TV’s next big blended family?), the lovebirds amble out to the backyard and promptly plop into lounge chairs. Vogue, 22 Apr. 2022 Disney+'s Cheaper by the Dozen remake stars Union and Braff, 46, as parents within a multiracial, blended family of 12. Nicholas Rice,, 17 Mar. 2022 But as the youngest in a blended family with 12 kids, one dream ranked above all others — to have a baby of her own one day. Jeff Truesdell,, 3 Feb. 2022 Willis’ wife, model Emma Heming, who signed off on the social media statement along with his ex-wife, Demi Moore, and their blended family, took to Instagram on Thursday to show her gratitude. Nardine Saadstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of blended family

1972, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2022

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“Blended family.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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