- a son of one's husband or wife by a previous marriage.
Origin of stepson
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Examples from the Web for stepson
In a teary and emotional testimony, Rooney revealed that he had been abused by his stepson.Mickey Rooney Was Hollywood’s Golden Age Showman
April 7, 2014
A stepson says, “She told me every day she hated going to work.”
“She said that was really the closest to the truth,” the stepson told The Daily Beast.
Her stepson says she recently suffered several strokes and is partially paralyzed.
His widow mentioned that she was assisted in Karachi by her stepson Saad bin Laden and by “some Pakistani family.”The U.S. and Pakistan: Can This Marriage Be Saved?
April 3, 2012
And you, my man, do you own that you struck my other stepson as hard as you could in the chest?Brownsmith's Boy
George Manville Fenn
What scenes she had with Friedrich her stepson, we have seen.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)
Uller, the winter-god, was the son of Sif, and the stepson of Thor.Myths of the Norsemen
H. A. Guerber
Since then she had altered her behavior; her interests lay in conciliating her stepson.Our Bessie
Rosa Nouchette Carey
"Talk with respect of your masther's stepson," she replied, indignantly.The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector
- a son of one's husband or wife by a former union
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