step·​daugh·​ter | \ ˈstep-ˌdȯ-tər How to pronounce stepdaughter (audio) \

Definition of stepdaughter

: a daughter of one's wife or husband by a former partner

Examples of stepdaughter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actor turned 41 Saturday and his stepdaughter, actress Zoë Kravitz, marked the occasion with a sweet Instagram tribute. Ally Mauch,, "Zoë Kravitz and Her Dad Lenny Kravitz Wish Jason Momoa a Happy 41st Birthday: 'I Love You'," 1 Aug. 2020 Williston and his stepdaughter were among the four witnesses who testified during the trial. Carol Robinson |, al, "Ex-police lieutenant sentenced to 21-plus years in prison for rape of teen stepdaughter," 29 June 2020 Years before the will dispute arose, a larger family battle played out in Bexar probate court between Jack Hood and his stepdaughter Catalani over who would be in charge of Billie’s affairs. John Maccormack,, "Dog ‘ate the will’ case headed to trial," 4 June 2020 Yes, your future stepdaughter (and possibly her mother) will likely pressure you. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, "Couple argues over emotional affair," 3 June 2020 Yes, your future stepdaughter (and possibly her mother) will likely pressure you. Amy Dickinson, oregonlive, "Ask Amy: What defines an emotional affair?," 3 June 2020 His April 7 death was confirmed to the New York Times by his former stepdaughter. Lynette Rice,, "Herb Stempel, the whistleblower portrayed in 'Quiz Show,' dies at 93," 31 May 2020 His death, which was not publicly announced, was confirmed by a former stepdaughter, Bobra Fyne. Robert D. Mcfadden,, "Herbert Stempel, whistle-blower in quiz show scandals, dies at 93," 31 May 2020 In addition to his daughter, he is survived by his wife, Lynn (Roberts) Storen; two sons, Mark and Stephen, who is known as Duke; two stepdaughters, Susan Duncan and Lisa Roberts; 14 grandchildren; and a sister, Patricia Storen Weisflog. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "Mike Storen, 84, Dies; Ran a Basketball League and Three Teams," 13 May 2020

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First Known Use of stepdaughter

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Stepdaughter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of stepdaughter

: your wife's or husband's daughter by a past marriage or relationship

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