stepbrother
noun Date: 15th century a son of one's stepparent by a former partner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stepbrother — Step broth er, n. A brother by the marriage of one s father with the mother of another, or of one s mother with the father of another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stepbrother — mid 15c., from STEP (Cf. step ) + BROTHER (Cf. brother) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stepbrother — ► NOUN ▪ a son of one s step parent, by a marriage other than that with one s own father or mother …   English terms dictionary

  • stepbrother — [step′bruth΄ər] n. [ STEP + BROTHER] one s stepparent s son by a former marriage …   English World dictionary

  • stepbrother — UK [ˈstepˌbrʌðə(r)] / US [ˈstepˌbrʌðər] noun [countable] Word forms stepbrother : singular stepbrother plural stepbrothers someone s stepbrother is the son of their stepfather or stepmother …   English dictionary

  • stepbrother — step|broth|er [ step,brʌðər ] noun count someone s stepbrother is the son of their STEPFATHER or STEPMOTHER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stepbrother — [[t]ste̱pbrʌðə(r)[/t]] stepbrothers also step brother N COUNT: oft poss N Someone s stepbrother is the son of their stepfather or stepmother …   English dictionary

  • stepbrother — /step brudh euhr/, n. one s stepfather s son or stepmother s son by a previous marriage. [1400 50; late ME; see STEP , BROTHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • stepbrother — noun a) The son of ones stepfather or stepmother who is not the son of ones mother and is not the son of ones father. b) The stepson of ones father or …   Wiktionary

  • stepbrother — step|broth|er [ˈstepbrʌðə US ər] n the son of your stepmother or stepfather …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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