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 In November 2021, Johnson brought his blended family together for the premiere of his film Red Notice. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2023 In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE in December, Teresa opened up about how her daughters love their new blended family following her extravagant August wedding to Ruelas — who is also father to sons Nicholas, 21, and Louie Jr., 19. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 18 Jan. 2023 Dietrich, 36, is now a stay-at-home mother to her blended family of four teenagers and a 17-month-old. Megan Leonhardt, Fortune, 3 Jan. 2023 Bass, 69, has rarely opened up about her blended family. Los Angeles Times, 21 Oct. 2022 Kourtney Kardashian Barker spent the Christmas holiday with her blended family. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 29 Dec. 2022 This year will mark the pair's first Christmas as a married couple, and with their blended family. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 19 Dec. 2022 Beck grew up the youngest of seven kids in a blended family. Dallas News, 4 Aug. 2022 In an interview with Essence for the magazine's cover story in April, Offset opened up about his blended family with his wife. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 21 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blended family was in 1972

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“Blended family.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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