noun (plural sons-in-law) Date: 14th century the husband of one's daughter

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  • Son-in-law — n.; pl. {Sons in law}. The husband of one s daughter; a man in his relationship to his wife s parents. [1913 Webster] To take me as for thy son in lawe. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • son-in-law — son in .law plural sons in law n the husband of your daughter →↑daughter in law …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • son-in-law — son in ,law noun count the husband of your daughter. You are his father in law or mother in law …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • son-in-law — son′ in law n. pl. sons in law the husband of one s daughter • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • son-in-law — means one s daughter s husband. The plural is sons in law …   Modern English usage

  • Son-in-Law — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Son in Law caption = sire = Dark Ronald grandsire = Bay Ronald dam = Mother in Law damsire = Matchmaker sex = Stallion foaled = 1911 country = Great Britain flagicon|UK colour = Brown breeder = Sir Abe… …   Wikipedia

  • son-in-law — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms son in law : singular son in law plural sons in law the husband of your daughter. You are his father in law or mother in law …   English dictionary

  • Son in Law — Infobox Film name = Son in Law imdb id = 0108186 producer = Peter M. Lenkov Michael Rotenberg writer = Patrick Clifton Susan McMartin Peter M. Lenkov Fax Bahr Adam Small Shawn Schepps starring = Pauly Shore Carla Gugino Lane Smith Cindy Pickett… …   Wikipedia

  • son-in-law — sons in law N COUNT: usu poss N Someone s son in law is the husband of their daughter …   English dictionary

  • son-in-law — noun The husband of ones child. See Also: brother in law, daughter in law, father in law, mother in law, sister in law …   Wiktionary

  • son-in-law — /sun in law /, n., pl. sons in law. the husband of one s daughter. [1300 50; ME] * * * …   Universalium

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