noun (plural sisters-in-law) Date: 15th century 1. the sister of one's spouse 2. a. the wife of one's brother b. the wife of one's spouse's brother

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  • Sister-in-law — Sis ter in law , n.; pl. {Sisters in law}. The sister of one s husband or wife; also, the wife of one s brother; sometimes, the wife of one s husband s or wife s brother. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sister-in-law — A sister in law is one s brother s wife, or one s spouse s sister. One s spouse s brother s wife is also considered a sister in law. [ [http://www.m in law Merriam Webster dictionary entry] ] [ [http://dictionary.reference …   Wikipedia

  • sister-in-law — noun a) A female relative of ones generation, separated by one degree of marriage: b) Co sister in law: The wife of ones sibling in law. See Also: brother in law, daughter in law, father in law, mother in law, son in law …   Wiktionary

  • sister-in-law — /sis teuhr in law /, n., pl. sisters in law. 1. the sister of one s husband or wife. 2. the wife of one s brother. 3. the wife of the brother of one s husband or wife. [1400 50; late ME. See SISTER, IN, LAW1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • co-sister-in-law — noun a) ones husbands brothers wife; or more generally ones spouses sister in law, the sister of one spouse in relation to the siblings of the other spouse. The relationship between women who marry brothers b) ones brother in law or sister in… …   Wiktionary

  • My 19 Year Old Sister-in-Law — Genre Drama Starring Jung Da bin Kim Min hee Kim Jaewon Yoon Kye sang Country of origin South Korea Language(s) Korean …   Wikipedia

  • half sister-in-law — noun a) The half sister of ones spouse. b) The wife of ones half brother. Ant: half brother in law …   Wiktionary

  • in-law — n. A person who is related by marriage, as distinguished from a {blood relative}; esp. mother in law (the mother of one s spouse), father in law (the father of one s spouse), brother in law (the brother of one s spouse, or husband of one s spous …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In-law — may refer to: *Brother in law *Daughter in law *Father in law *Mother in law *Sister in law *Son in law * In Laws , a American situation comedy that aired on NBC …   Wikipedia

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