blended family


Definition of blended family

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Sharief and Chambers used to describe themselves as husband and wife and had a blended family with five children. Anthony Man,, "Holness campaign for Congress gets endorsement from his chief rival’s ex," 13 Apr. 2021 Generational conflict may drive the story, but the vibe is of an all-ages party, a blended family reunion with Tracy Morgan as the wacky uncle. New York Times, "‘Coming 2 America’ Review: Comedic Royalty," 4 Mar. 2021 There’s a reason why the creators of WandaVision centered an entire episodic homage on this ’70s classic about TV’s most unforgettable blended family. Brian Tallerico, Vulture, "The 40 Best TV Shows on Paramount+," 4 Mar. 2021 Kravitz has reportedly bonded with Bonet’s current husband, Aquaman actor Jason Momoa, and their two children, making one big, happy, blended family. Janice O'leary, Robb Report, "Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet’s Former Venice Beach Compound Lists for $7.8 Million," 4 Mar. 2021 In real life, the award-winning actor actually enjoys drama-free days on his Aspen ranch with wife Christine Baumgartner and their blended family. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "'Yellowstone' Actor Kevin Costner Makes It Clear Nothing Is More Important Than His Wife and Kids," 15 June 2020 Burford grew up in Phoenix, one of nine children in a blended family. New York Times, "Just Don’t Call Her a Ghostwriter," 24 Jan. 2021 The Flanigans have a blended family of eight children, ages 17 to 41. Mary Colurso |, al, "Miss Alabama USA on her hometown: ‘Cullman has come a long way’," 18 Jan. 2021 Alex Rodriguez talked his blended family with Jennifer Lopez in a new interview. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "A-Rod Said His Blended Family With J.Lo Is The "Most Important Thing" In His Life," 13 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of blended family

1972, in the meaning defined above

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blended family


English Language Learners Definition of blended family

: a family that includes children from a previous marriage of the wife, husband, or both parents

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