American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The husband of one's mother and not one's natural father.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man who is the husband of one's mother, but is not one's father.
- n. The husband of one's biological mother, other than one's biological father, especially following the divorce or death of the father.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The husband of one's mother by a subsequent marriage.
- n. the husband of your mother by a subsequent marriage
- step- + father (Wiktionary)
“She said Cito that's what she called her stepfather, but I expect you know that already, don't you?”
“No problem … his stepfather is well positioned to fix him up through Indonesian banks with funds to replace the money Qaddafi is no longer going to pay.”
“Plante's stepfather is Bill Plante, the esteemed CBS correspondent and anchor.”
“Luke's stepfather is an ex-footballer who doesn't have much time for his son's artistic tendencies, so there's conflict at home, too.”
“Her stepfather is Viscount Astor and she is a direct descendant of Nell Gywn, mistress to Charles II.”
“I wish that I could go back in time, adopt Heidi Klum as a child, and then raise her to think that having sex with your stepfather is how things are supposed to be.”
“It's lunchtime for Timmy Armstrong and his stepfather is cutting up prepared venison for the little boy.”
“Two days later, still not wanting to "make a big deal," she called her stepfather, a doctor, at his office and told him of escalating head pain and nausea.”
“Rylander's stepfather is Beaumont police officer James Martin.”
“A British study found children are up to 33 times more likely to be abused when a live-in boyfriend or stepfather is present than in an intact family.”
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