Definitions

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  • noun rare The daughter of one's stepbrother or stepsister
  • noun rare The stepdaughter of one's sibling

Etymologies

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step- +‎ niece

Examples

  • I believe my stepniece is a student there, but I can't reach anyone for news and I don't want to call her mother for fear of unnecessarily upsetting or worrying her.

    Virginia Tech

  • I believe my stepniece is a student there, but I can't reach anyone for news and I don't want to call her mother for fear of unnecessarily upsetting or worrying her.

    Archive 2007-04-15

  • Through Augusta I have got acquainted with Lottie Gardner, a kind of stepniece to the doctor, and excessively aristocratic.

    Bad Hugh

  • My stepniece wasn't in either building at Virginia Tech when the shootings took place, although she was in class elsewhere on campus.

    Follow up: my stepniece is fine

  • Francis Beaufort was a weird type who married his own stepniece.

    American Connections

  • Francis Beaufort was a weird type who married his own stepniece.

    American Connections

  • My stepniece wasn't in either building at Virginia Tech when the shootings took place, although she was in class elsewhere on campus.

    Archive 2007-04-15

  • UPDATE 4:21 pm 4/17/07: My stepniece is okay and safe.

    Virginia Tech

  • My thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims, and I will continue to try to learn about the status of my stepniece.

    Archive 2007-04-15

  • UPDATE 4:21 pm 4/17/07: My stepniece is okay and safe.

    Archive 2007-04-15

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