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step·fa·ther

 (stĕp′fä′thər)
n.
A man who is a stepparent.
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stepfather

(ˈstɛpˌfɑːðə)
n
a man who has married one's mother after the death or divorce of one's father
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step•fa•ther

(ˈstɛpˌfɑ ðər)

n.
the husband of one's mother by a later marriage.
[before 900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stepfather - the husband of your mother by a subsequent marriage
father figure, father surrogate - a man who takes over all the functions of the real father
stepparent - the spouse of your parent by a subsequent marriage
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Translations
nevlastní otec
stedfar
duonpatro
isäpuoli
očuh
mostohaapa
継父
의붓아버지
očim
styvfar
พ่อเลี้ยง
bố dượng

stepfather

[ˈstepˌfɑːðəʳ] Npadrastro m
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stepfather

[ˈstɛpfɑːðər] nbeau-père m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stepfather

nStiefvater m
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stepfather

[ˈstɛpˌfɑːðəʳ] npatrigno
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

stepfather

زَوْجُ الأُمّ nevlastní otec stedfar Stiefvater πατριός padrastro isäpuoli beau-père očuh patrigno 継父 의붓아버지 stiefvader stefar ojczym padrasto отчим styvfar พ่อเลี้ยง üvey baba bố dượng 继父
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

stepfather

n padrastro
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
My mother's husband, who was the stepfather of my brother John and myself, did not belong to the same owners as did my mother.
My stepfather had already secured a job at a salt-furnace, and he had also secured a little cabin for us to live in.
"Your father," said Holmes, "your stepfather, surely, since the name is different."
"Yes, my stepfather. I call him father, though it sounds funny, too, for he is only five years and two months older than myself."
Through my stepfather's interest, the post was offered to me.
This stepfather of ours was a cruel brute as well as a grinding one.
"My sons, to assure you that I love you, no more need be known or said than that you are my sons; and to encourage a suspicion that I do not love you, no more is needed than the knowledge that I have no self-control as far as preservation of your patrimony is concerned; therefore, that you may for the future feel sure that I love you like a father, and have no wish to ruin you like a stepfather, I propose to do with you what I have for some time back meditated, and after mature deliberation decided upon.
For the sake of convenience I have myself given names to the various Folk I was more closely in contact with, and the "Chatterer" is the most fitting description I can find for that precious stepfather of mine.
"Then we all drown, Evasinha," said her stepfather. "It is impossible."
"See how a Christian can die," he said to his wild stepson, the Earl of Warwick, who came to say farewell to his stepfather.
"Prascovia," began the Grandmother, "is what I have just heard through a side wind true--namely, that this fool of a stepfather of yours is going to marry that silly whirligig of a Frenchwoman--that actress, or something worse?
Forced into the uncongenial trade of his stepfather, a master-bricklayer, he soon deserted it to enlist among the English soldiers who were helping the Dutch to fight their Spanish oppressors.