in-law

noun \ ˈin-ˌlȯ \

Definition of in-law

: a relative by marriage

Origin and Etymology of in-law

mother-in-law, etc.



IN-LAW Defined for English Language Learners

in-law

noun

Definition of in-law for English Language Learners

  • : a person you are related to because of your marriage; especially : the father or mother of your husband or wife


IN-LAW Defined for Kids

in-law

noun \ ˈin-ˌlȯ \

Definition of in-law for Students

: a relative by marriage and especially the mother or father of a person's husband or wife


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