Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A daughter of one's stepparent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One's stepfather's or stepmother's daughter by a former marriage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A daughter of one's stepfather or stepmother by a former marriage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The daughter of one's stepfather or stepmother who is not the daughter of one's mother and is not the daughter of one's father.
  • noun The stepdaughter of one's father or mother which is not one's half-sister.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sister who has only one parent in common with you

Etymologies

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step- +‎ sister

Examples

  • -- Linux, Windows 'ugly stepsister, is now gaining some ground on consumer desktops.

    Coffee Break: July 26

  • His stepsister was the second reason Louddon chased after Duncan.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • Schoenwetter's connection to his stepsister was a phone number.

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  • Now let's take responsibility for bringing this poor 'stepsister' into the family of nations.

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  • Now let's take responsibility for bringing this poor 'stepsister' into the family of nations.

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  • ROSA is the wicked cool "stepsister" who loves pop music, basketball and being popular.

    BroadwayWorld.com Fargo Stories

  • "If your stepsister is my second cousin, you must be a sort of step-second-cousin to me.

    A True Friend A Novel

  • Froelich delivered a marble medallion of Jack on August 4, 1914 on the same day that Charmian recorded in her diary that she had asked Eliza, Jack's stepsister who also was the ranch manager, to put electricity in the cottage.

    Sculptor Finn Froelich

  • He gave this portrait to his stepsister Eliza on her birthday.

    Photo of Jack London and his dog Rollo

  • September 29, 1939 Eliza, Jack's faithful stepsister and ranch superintendent dies in Jack's room at the cottage; victim of a second heart attack at the age of 71; her ashes are spread on the little knoll near Jack's grave.

    Jack and Charmian London's Grave Site

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