stepparent

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noun step·par·ent \ˈstep-ˌper-ənt\

Definition of stepparent

  1. :  a person who is a stepmother or stepfather

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First Known Use of stepparent

1840


STEPPARENT Defined for English Language Learners

stepparent

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Definition of stepparent for English Language Learners

  • : someone that your mother or father marries after the marriage to or relationship with your other parent has ended



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