sister-in-law

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sis·ter-in-law

(sĭs′tər-ĭn-lô′)
n. pl. sisters-in-law
1. The sister of one's spouse.
2. The wife of one's sibling.
3. The wife of the sibling of one's spouse.

sister-in-law

n, pl sisters-in-law
1. the sister of one's husband or wife
2. the wife of one's sibling

sis•ter-in-law

(ˈsɪs tər ɪnˌlɔ)

n., pl. sis•ters-in-law.
1. the sister of one's husband or wife.
2. the wife of one's brother.
3. the wife of the brother of one's husband or wife.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sister-in-law - the sister of your spouse
in-law, relative-in-law - a relative by marriage
Translations

sister-in-law

[ˈsɪstərɪnlɔː] N (sisters-in-law (pl)) → cuñada f

sister-in-law

[ˈsɪstrɪnˌlɔː] n (sisters-in-law (pl)) → cognata

sister

(ˈsistə) noun
1. the title given to a female child to describe her relationship to the other children of her parents. She's my sister; my father's sister.
2. a type of senior nurse. She's a sister on Ward 5.
3. a female member of a religious group.
4. a female fellow member of any group. We must fight for equal opportunities, sisters!
adjective
closely similar in design, function etc. sister ships.
ˈsister-in-lawplural ˈsisters-in-law noun
1. the sister of one's husband or wife.
2. the wife of one's brother.

sister-in-law

أُخْتُ الْزَوْجِ أَو زَوجَةُ الْأَخِّ švagrová svigerinde Schwägerin κουνιάδα cuñada käly belle-sœur šogorica cognata 義理の姉妹 시누이 schoonzus svigerinne szwagierka cunhada свояченица svägerska น้องสะใภ้หรือพี่สะใภ้ elti chị em vợ 夫或妻的姊妹

sister-in-law

n (pl sisters-in-law) cuñada