Definition of stepdaughter
: a daughter of one's wife or husband by a former partner
Recent Examples of stepdaughter from the Web
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepson, Chip Dell; two stepdaughters, Deborah Dell and Linda Berlin; six step-grandchildren; and a brother, Nick.
Also, two members of Hansen’s family, a stepdaughter and a stepgranddaughter, supported Nelms’ bid for freedom.
After Kerri obtained a conservatorship and arrived to Seattle to transport her father to a hospital, Jean threw raw meat at her stepdaughter.
Her older son, Henry (Jaeden Lieberher), is an off-the-charts genius and his acute powers of observation to determine that the next-door neighbor, the town's chief of police, is molesting his stepdaughter.
At first glance, Rita Amato said that Cody Bates seemed like a good boyfriend to her stepdaughter.
Foster’s stepdaughters from his marriage to Yolanda are the models Gigi and Bella Hadid; their careers were enabled by exposure, alongside their mother, on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Kidman was also openly excited about working with her would-be-stepdaughter.
A disquieting note is the presence of a gruff next-door neighbor (Dean Norris), whose stepdaughter (Maddie Ziegler) is a pleasant but unusually quiet girl, who is nevertheless doted on by Susan, who wouldn't mind seeing her married someday to Henry.
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First Known Use of stepdaughter
before 12th century
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Definition of stepdaughter for English Language Learners
: your wife's or husband's daughter by a past marriage or relationship
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