Definition of stepfather
: the husband of one's mother when distinct from one's natural or legal father
Recent Examples of stepfather from the Web
This is the first time that Harry and his mom have been seen together following the recent death of Harry's stepfather, Robin.
Her stepfather is a conductor and violinist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, which is based in Glasgow.
Mercier, 20, was riding his skateboard at about 1 a.m. on Route 5 near Orlando Drive to get gas for a friend whose car ran out at the Enfield Square mall, the friend's stepfather said.
Her mother was the director of the clinics and her stepfather was the doctor.
Her mother and stepfather opened the first APWHC in Raleigh in 1998, when Hales was 8.
On Thursday morning, it was announced that Harry Styles' stepfather, Robin Twist, had passed away.
The suspect was the biological father of one of the children and the stepfather of the two others, according to the police report.
Dan Oliver, an accountant at a New York hedge fund, invited Jennifer Friedman’s mother and stepfather, Linda and Leon Kurzweil, to dinner at the Four Seasons to ask their permission to marry her.
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First Known Use of stepfather
before 12th century
STEPFATHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stepfather for English Language Learners
: a man that your mother marries after her marriage to or relationship with your father has ended
STEPFATHER Defined for Kids
Definition of stepfather for Students
: the husband of someone's mother after the death or divorce of his or her real father
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