son-in-law


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son-in-law

(sŭn′ĭn-lô′)
n. pl. sons-in-law
The husband of one's child.

son-in-law

n, pl sons-in-law
the husband of one's daughter or son

son′-in-law`



n., pl. sons-in-law.
the husband of one's daughter.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.son-in-law - the husband of your daughter
in-law, relative-in-law - a relative by marriage
Translations

son-in-law

[ˈsʌnɪnlɔː] N (sons-in-law (pl)) → yerno m, hijo m político

son-in-law

n pl <sons-in-law> → Schwiegersohn m

son-in-law

[ˈsʌnɪnˌlɔː] n (sons-in-law (pl)) → genero

son

(san) noun
a male child (when spoken of in relation to his parents). He is the son of the manager.
ˈson-in-lawplural ˈsons-in-law noun
a daughter's husband.
son of a bitchbitch

son-in-law

زَوْجُ الْإِبْنَة zeť svigersøn Schwiegersohn γαμπρός yerno vävy gendre zet genero 娘婿 사위 schoonzoon svigersønn zięć genro зять svärson ลูกเขย damat con rể 女婿

son-in-law

n (pl sons-in-law) yerno
References in classic literature ?
More than once he went into Winesburg to talk with his son-in-law John Hardy about it.
All that interested her in regard to this new frenzy which had seized hold of her son-in-law was whether or not it had a tendency to make him sober and industrious; and when she found he intended to look for work and to contribute his share to the family fund, she gave him full rein to convince her of anything.
My mas- ter's son-in-law, Captain Auld, was master of the vessel; she was otherwise manned by the colonel's own slaves.
Dashwood indulged herself in the pleasure of announcing to her son-in-law and his wife that she was provided with a house, and should incommode them no longer than till every thing were ready for her inhabiting it.
My will -- made long before I ever thought of having a son-in-law divides my fortune into two equal parts.
Nor was this the end of the day's bad work, for Saint Antoine so shouted and danced his angry blood up, that it boiled again, on hearing when the day closed in that the son-in-law of the despatched, another of the people's enemies and insulters, was coming into Paris under a guard five hundred strong, in cavalry alone.