son–in–law

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noun \ˈsən-ən-ˌlȯ\

Definition of son–in–law

plural

sons–in–law

  1. :  the husband of one's daughter

First Known Use of son–in–law

14th century


SON–IN–LAW Defined for English Language Learners

son-in-law

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noun

Definition of son–in–law for English Language Learners

  • : the husband of your daughter


SON–IN–LAW Defined for Kids

son–in–law

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noun \ˈsən-ən-ˌlȯ\

Definition of son–in–law for Students

plural

sons–in–law

  1. :  the husband of a person's daughter


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