Definitions

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  • noun The son of someone's stepbrother or stepsister.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the day after the bat mitzvah, at some point in our daylong houseful of brunchers, who became lunchers, and then late afternoon snackers, my step-nephew picked up a copy of Anna Karenina, which was being used to prop up a sign for the arts-and-crafts store next to the dining room table, and remarked upon what a great first line it has.

    Of Sentimentality and Smugitude, or Why I Haven't Written About the Bat Mitzvah

  • Then there's the fact of the Anna Karenina comment itself: I love my step-nephew a lot, but, you know, to remark upon the first line of Anna Karenina?

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Then there's the fact of the Anna Karenina comment itself: I love my step-nephew a lot, but, you know, to remark upon the first line of Anna Karenina?

    Of Sentimentality and Smugitude, or Why I Haven't Written About the Bat Mitzvah

  • On the day after the bat mitzvah, at some point in our daylong houseful of brunchers, who became lunchers, and then late afternoon snackers, my step-nephew picked up a copy of Anna Karenina, which was being used to prop up a sign for the arts-and-crafts store next to the dining room table, and remarked upon what a great first line it has.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Jeremy was also his nephew by marriage, or step-nephew, but family nonetheless.

    Captive of My Desires

  • Maisy's illegitimate step-nephew, Conner, was a permanent Reservist and described, in numerous letters, the salad-induced decrease in attacks.

    Maisy Made Croutons

  • Maisy's illegitimate step-nephew, Conner, was a permanent Reservist and described, in numerous letters, the salad-induced decrease in attacks.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • I. don't.think. so. ha, a step-nephew of mine, oh this is funny, I used to scare him!

    badbadzoot Diary Entry

  • Mr. Hurd was his only rich relation, and the step-nephew clung to him with tentacles of despair.

    White Ashes

  • His entrance had snapped the tension between his impecunious step-nephew and the painter.

    White Ashes

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