un·​cle-in-law ˈəŋ-kə-lən-ˌlȯ How to pronounce uncle-in-law (audio)
plural uncles-in-law
: the husband of one's aunt or uncle
: the uncle of one's spouse

Word History

First Known Use

1561, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncle-in-law was in 1561

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“Uncle-in-law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncle-in-law. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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