stepsister


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step·sis·ter

 (stĕp′sĭs′tər)
n.
A daughter of one's stepparent by a previous union.

stepsister

(ˈstɛpˌsɪstə)
n
a daughter of one's stepmother or stepfather by a union with someone other than one's father or mother respectively

step•sis•ter

(ˈstɛpˌsɪs tər)

n.
one's stepfather's or stepmother's daughter by a previous marriage.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stepsister - a sister who has only one parent in common with youstepsister - a sister who has only one parent in common with you
sis, sister - a female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"
Translations
nevlastní dcera
stedsøster
sisarpuolisiskopuoli
polusestra
継姉妹
의붓자매
styvsysterplastsyster
พี่สาวน้องสาวต่างบิดา
chị em gái cùng mẹ

stepsister

[ˈstepˌsɪstəʳ] Nhermanastra f

stepsister

[ˈstɛpsɪstər] nbelle-sœur f

stepsister

stepsister

[ˈstɛpˌsɪstəʳ] nsorellastra

stepsister

أُخْتٌ مِنْ زَوْجَةُ الأَبِ أَو زَوْجُ الأُمِّ nevlastní dcera stedsøster Stiefschwester ετεροθαλής αδερφή hermanastra sisarpuoli demi-sœur polusestra sorellastra 継姉妹 의붓자매 stiefzus stesøster siostra przyrodnia irmã adotiva сводная сестра styvsyster พี่สาวน้องสาวต่างบิดา üvey kız kardeş chị em gái cùng mẹ 继姐继妹

stepsister

n hermanastra
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Court artist sketch of Nathan Matthews, centre, at Bristol Magistrates Court, where he was charged with the murder of his stepsister Becky Watts, inset | Court artist sketch of Nathan Matthews, centre, at Bristol Magistrates Court, where he was charged with the murder of his stepsister Becky Watts, inset |
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She discovered that Henry's father was George William Foster, a hewer and that he was born in Seaton Burn in May, 1925, had a stepsister Hilda and was the middle child of three children, Mary and John.
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