step·​broth·​er | \ ˈstep-ˌbrə-t͟hər How to pronounce stepbrother (audio) \

Definition of stepbrother

: a son of one's stepparent by a former partner

Examples of stepbrother in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nick Luckett has been working out with his stepbrother Masyn Winn, who just signed his Major League Baseball contract with the St. Louis Cardinals this summer. Marcus Gutierrez, Houston Chronicle, "Kingwood pitcher Nick Luckett to continue baseball journey at HBCU Southern University," 9 July 2020 In the movie, a pseudo-adaptation of Emma from director Amy Heckerling, Cher and her pals were 15 and 16 years old (plus her college student stepbrother Josh), but in real life the actors' ages ranged from 17 to 28 at the time of the film's release. Jean Bentley,, "Half Of The Clueless Cast Were Actual Teens When The Movie Was Made," 26 June 2020 His 22-year-old stepbrother, Guy, is a UC graduate. Kevin Grasha,, "Attorney: Stepbrothers cleared in stabbing of man who tried to 'bull rush' their home," 11 June 2020 His stepbrother, Guy Tyree, was honored by UC's Theta Chi fraternity in 2018. Madeline Mitchell,, "Court clerk: UC student and stepbrother plead not guilty to murder charges, released on bond," 9 May 2020 Rudy was introduced in April 2017 as Abby Cadabby’s stepbrother, in order to teach kids that families can look different and be different, but still love each other just the same. Andrea Wurzburger,, "Sesame Street Is 50 Years Old! Here, 10 Muppets Who Tackled Tough Topics Through the Years," 10 Nov. 2019 Marvin Braun, Jacobson's stepbrother, no longer talks to him. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, "'McMillion$' finale: How McDonald's Monopoly game pieces were stolen; who was the snitch?," 10 Mar. 2020 Police investigators are searching for a man who is suspected of fatally shooting his stepbrother during an argument on Thursday night in west Phoenix. Mike Cruz, azcentral, "Man suspected of fatally shooting his stepbrother during an argument in west Phoenix," 17 Jan. 2020 Both men were arguing when the stepbrother was suspected of shooting Pearson multiple times, police said in the release. Mike Cruz, azcentral, "Man suspected of fatally shooting his stepbrother during an argument in west Phoenix," 17 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of stepbrother

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Stepbrother.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of stepbrother

: the son of your stepmother or stepfather

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