uncle-in-law

noun
un·​cle-in-law | \ ˈəŋ-kə-lən-ˌlȯ How to pronounce uncle-in-law (audio) \
plural uncles-in-law

Definition of uncle-in-law

1 : the husband of one's aunt or uncle
2 : the uncle of one's spouse

First Known Use of uncle-in-law

1561, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uncle-in-law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncle-in-law. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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