from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A spouse's daughter by a previous union.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The daughter of one's spouse and not of one's self.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A daughter of one's wife or husband by a former marriage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A daughter of one's husband or wife by a former marriage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a daughter of your spouse by a former marriage
They bring him back into contact with the child he adored, a short-term stepdaughter from a misbegotten marriage long ago.
Eleanor, my stepdaughter, is inbetween flats (leaving her sandwich year in London, and about to start her final year business studies degree in Nottingham).
KING: Now, you call your stepdaughter Janet, but that's not the name she uses, right?
"Everyone called the stepdaughter Cinderella now since she sat by the cinders to keep warm as she worked hard, dressed only in rags."
Fuller's cell phone records also indicated that five minutes after he called his stepdaughter, her boyfriend called North Las Vegas police to report his car stolen.
The main character’s stepdaughter is a terrific character, helpful, resourceful and subtly manipulative, and she is the focus of attention when she steps in to fill the void after a series of unfortunate events puts the dinner service on hold.
“Everyone called the stepdaughter Cinderella now since she sat by the cinders to keep warm as she worked hard, dressed only in rags.”
Greg Brown twice remarried, most recently in 2002 to sweet-sounding songbird Iris DeMent, who naturally is a fan of Pieta's, calling her stepdaughter "the best poet I've heard in a long damn time."
I was better this time, being able to actually focus on what I was doing; the stepdaughter was almost out of questions.
After we hung up, Joanne asked for my cell phone and called her stepdaughter.