Definition of Stepmother

1. Noun. The wife of your father by a subsequent marriage.

Generic synonyms: Stepparent



Definition of Stepmother

1. n. The wife of one's father by a subsequent marriage.

Definition of Stepmother

1. Noun. The wife of one's biological father, other than one's biological mother. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stepmother

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stepmother

stephanotises
stephead
stepkid
stepkids
stepladder
stepladders
steple
steples
steplike
stepmama
stepmamas
stepmamma
stepmammas
stepmom
stepmoms
stepmother (current term)
stepmotherhood
stepmotherly
stepmothers
stepnephew
stepnephews
stepney
stepneys
stepniece
stepnieces
stepover
stepovers
stepparent
stepparenthood
stepparenting

Literary usage of Stepmother

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1. The Nursery (1873)
"THE LITTLE stepmother. THE little stepmother, with her blue eyes and rosy cheeks, sat in the yard, surrounded by her pets, and busily paring some apples. ..."

2. Friends' Intelligencer by Friends Intelligencer Association (1868)
"MY stepmother. When seven years of age, I lost my mother. Bhe left four children, of whom I was the oldest. When I was ten, our dear father left us to go tn ..."

3. Audubon, the Naturalist: A History of His Life and Time by Francis Hobart Herrick (1917)
"The naturalist, so far as is known, never received a penny in payment of bequests made by either his father or stepmother, but the reasons for this fact ..."

4. Audubon, the Naturalist: A History of His Life and Time by Francis Hobart Herrick (1917)
"The naturalist, so far as is known, never received a penny in payment of bequests made by either his father or stepmother, but the reasons for this fact ..."

5. Audubon, the Naturalist: A History of His Life and Time by Francis Hobart Herrick (1917)
"... with the family in France broken—Death of the naturalist's stepmother—The du ... either his father or stepmother, but the reasons for this fact were far ..."

6. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"... and was repaid by servance of the Lord's day by abstaining from work, the abolition of marriage between a man and his stepmother or his brother's widow, ..."

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