daughter-in-law

noun daugh·ter-in-law \ ˈdȯ-tər-in-ˌlȯ , ˈdȯ-tərn- \

Definition of daughter-in-law

plural daughters-in-law play \-tər-zin-\
: the wife of one's son or daughter

First Known Use of daughter-in-law

14th century

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DAUGHTER-IN-LAW Defined for English Language Learners

daughter-in-law

Definition of daughter-in-law for English Language Learners

  • : the wife of your son


DAUGHTER-IN-LAW Defined for Kids

daughter-in-law

noun daugh·ter-in-law \ ˈdȯ-tər-ən-ˌlȯ \

Definition of daughter-in-law for Students

plural daughters-in-law
: the wife of a person's son


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