blended family

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to blended family: Types of family

blend·ed family

A stepfamily.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The actress previously said that having a blended family has been easy for them.
And in 2015, the Kardashian-Jenner clan was photographed with their blended family.
If the plan is to bring the blended family into ownership together, you need to consider an ownership agreement (Shareholder or Operating Agreement depending on your business structure).
The CEO kept his private life under wraps, and he rarely talked about his blended family.
Kids ages 9-12 will relish this gentle story even if they choose it thinking it will be a tale about a boy and his dog, only to discover it's actually just as much a story of a boy adjusting to a new blended family situation.
His blended family tries to offer support and guidance while going through uncertain ground.
A blended family of four--parents and their two children, a boy, 10, and a girl, 5 --is relocating so the father can research Apache history for a new project.
'Keeping Up with the Kardashians', which first aired in 2007, focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian-Jenner blended family. The series focuses mainly on sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian and their half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
And there will be hurdles because step-parent and blended family situations are tricky to negotiate at first.
My eldest blended family almost-stepdaughter (lovely lassie) had very kindly made me and the missus some scran, but she's a vegan and I have to admit, my mate's interrupting mobile phone call from his immobile train came as a lifesaver!
This can be more complicated when you have a blended family, where there can be all kinds of additional considerations.
The series revolves around a large blended family with six children.