daughter-in-law

noun
daugh·​ter-in-law | \ ˈdȯ-tər-in-ˌlȯ How to pronounce daughter-in-law (audio) , ˈdȯ-tərn-\
plural daughters-in-law\ ˈdȯ-​tər-​zin-​ˌlȯ How to pronounce daughters-in-law (audio) \

Definition of daughter-in-law

: the wife of one's son or daughter

First Known Use of daughter-in-law

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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daughter-in-law

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English Language Learners Definition of daughter-in-law

: the wife of your son

daughter-in-law

noun
daugh·​ter-in-law | \ ˈdȯ-tər-ən-ˌlȯ\
plural daughters-in-law

Kids Definition of daughter-in-law

: the wife of a person's son

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