stepsister
noun Date: 15th century a daughter of one's stepparent by a former partner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stepsister — Step sis ter, n. A daughter of one s stepfather or stepmother by a former marriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • stepsister — [step′sis΄tər] n. [ STEP + SISTER] one s stepparent s daughter by a former marriage …   English World dictionary

  • stepsister — UK [ˈstepˌsɪstə(r)] / US [ˈstepˌsɪstər] noun [countable] Word forms stepsister : singular stepsister plural stepsisters someone s stepsister is the daughter of their stepfather or stepmother …   English dictionary

  • stepsister — step|sis|ter [ step,sıstər ] noun count someone s stepsister is the daughter of their STEPFATHER or STEPMOTHER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stepsister — [[t]ste̱psɪstə(r)[/t]] stepsisters also step sister N COUNT: oft poss N Someone s stepsister is the daughter of their stepfather or stepmother …   English dictionary

  • stepsister — /step sis teuhr/, n. one s stepfather s or stepmother s daughter by a previous marriage. [1400 50; late ME; see STEP , SISTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • stepsister — noun a) The daughter of ones stepfather or stepmother who is not the daughter of ones mother and is not the daughter of ones father. b) The stepdaughter of ones father or …   Wiktionary

  • stepsister — step|sis|ter [ˈstepsıstə US ər] n the daughter of your stepmother or stepfather …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stepsister — n. daughter of one s stepparent …   English contemporary dictionary

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