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in-law

(ĭn′lô′)
n.
A relative by marriage.

[Back-formation from such compounds as mother-in-law.]

in-law

n
a relative by marriage
adj
(postpositive; in combination) related by marriage: a father-in-law.
[C19: back formation from father-in-law, etc]

in′-law`



n.
a relative by marriage.
[1890–95; extracted from mother -in -law, brother -in -law, etc.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.in-law - a relative by marriage
brother-in-law - a brother by marriage
daughter-in-law - the wife of your son
father-in-law - the father of your spouse
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
mother-in-law - the mother of your spouse
sister-in-law - the sister of your spouse
son-in-law - the husband of your daughter
Translations

in-law

(ˈinloː) plural ˈin-laws noun
a person related to one by marriage eg one's brother-in-law, mother-in-law etc.
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