brother-in-law

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broth·er-in-law

(brŭth′ər-ĭn-lô′)
n. pl. brothers-in-law
1. The brother of one's spouse.
2. The husband of one's sibling.
3. The husband of the sibling of one's spouse.

brother-in-law

n, pl brothers-in-law
1. the brother of one's wife or husband
2. the husband of one's sibling
3. the husband of the sibling of one's husband or wife

broth′er-in-law`



n., pl. broth•ers-in-law.
1. the brother of one's husband or wife.
2. the husband of one's sister.
3. the husband of one's wife's or husband's sister.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brother-in-law - a brother by marriage
in-law, relative-in-law - a relative by marriage
Translations

brother-in-law

[ˈbrʌðərɪnlɔː] N (brothers-in-law (pl)) → cuñado m, hermano m político

brother-in-law

[ˈbrʌðərɪnˌlɔː] ncognato

brother

(ˈbraðə) noun
1. the title given to a male child to describe his relationship to the other children of his parents. I have two brothers.
2. a fellow member of any group (also adjective). brother officers.
3. (plural also brethren (ˈbreθrən) ) a member of a religious group. The brothers of the order prayed together; The brethren met daily.
ˈbrotherhood noun
1. the state of being a brother. the ties of brotherhood.
2. an association of men for a certain purpose.
ˈbrother-in-lawplural ˈbrothers-in-law noun
1. the brother of one's husband or wife.
2. the husband of one's sister.

brother-in-law

زَوْج الأُخْت švagr svoger Schwager κουνιάδος cuñado lanko beau-frère šogor cognato 義兄弟 시숙 schoonbroer svoger szwagier cunhado деверь, шурин, зять, свояк svåger พี่เขยหรือน้องเขย kayın birader anh em chồng 内兄内弟

brother-in-law

n (pl brothers-in-law) cuñado