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 The initial majority owner of Veterans Services Corp. was Bailey’s stepbrother, Vernon Wayne Bailey, according to records the company submitted to the District. Steve Thompson, Washington Post, "The little firm that got a big chunk of D.C.’s lottery and sports gambling contract has no employees.," 28 Aug. 2019 The sitcom starred Bell and Peck as stepbrothers navigating their new sibling relationship while trying to survive high school. Jodi Guglielmi,, "Drake Bell and Josh Peck Have 'Discussed the Possibility' of a Drake & Josh Revival," 26 Aug. 2019 Kaffaga had sued her stepbrother, his widow, Gail, and their company. Author: Rachel D'oro, Anchorage Daily News, "Ninth Circuit justices to hear appeal of Steinbeck estate lawsuit in Anchorage," 5 Aug. 2019 Along with their pet platypus, stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb battle evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week Sept. 15, 2019: ‘Alien,’ ‘Aliens’ and more," 13 Sep. 2019 McKinzy played even though his stepbrother died earlier in the week. Mark Inabinett |, al, "Auburn NFL roundup: Cassanova McKinzy puts grief on hold," 25 Aug. 2019 But despite the strange things that keep happening, the other adults remain shockingly ignorant, including Mike’s mom Karen (Cara Buono) who's busy flirting with Max’s stepbrother Billy (Dacre Montgomery) a dynamic that began at the end of Season 2. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "Review: ‘Stranger Things’ reinvents itself for a stellar Season 3," 30 June 2019 Billy and Max Max and her stepbrother Billy (Dacre Montgomery) are the new kids in town in season 2 after their family moved from California to Hawkins. Lauren Huff,, "Everything you need to remember about Stranger Things before watching season 3," 28 June 2019 Pheeranut had grown close to his stepbrother, who was transgender and had struggled with his sexuality. Shashank Bengalistaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Column One: Young Thai boxer looks like a lollipop, stings like a bee," 30 July 2019

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First Known Use of stepbrother

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of stepbrother

: the son of your stepmother or stepfather

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