son–in–law

play
noun \ˈsən-ən-ˌlȯ\

Definition of son–in–law

plural

sons–in–law

  1. :  the husband of one's daughter

14th Century

First Known Use of son–in–law

14th century


SON–IN–LAW Defined for English Language Learners

son–in–law

play
noun \ˈsən-ən-ˌlȯ\

Definition of son–in–law for English Language Learners

  • : the husband of your daughter


SON–IN–LAW Defined for Kids

son–in–law

play
noun \ˈsən-ən-ˌlȯ\

Definition of son–in–law for Students

plural

sons–in–law

  1. :  the husband of a person's daughter


Learn More about son–in–law


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up son–in–law? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

sparing in use of food or drink

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • fox-in-front-of-cabin-in-winter
  • The month of December comes from a Latin word that referred to which month of the year?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ