noun, plural broth·ers-in-law.
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In the video, Solange smacks and kicks her brother-in-law while Beyonce DOESN'T EVEN FLINCH.Solange Smacks Jay Z, Legolas Slaps Bieber, and the Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the Year|Amy Zimmerman|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seven days after receiving the letter from Navarro, Abidogun had yet to break the “bad news” to his brother-in-law and his nephew.
Her mother, brother, and nephew—and her brother-in-law did it, too.Quincy Jones Talks Chicago’s Mean Streets, Why Kanye West Is No Michael Jackson, and Bieber|Marlow Stern|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then he put his acting career on hold for two years to make a gonzo mockumentary with his brother-in-law, Joaquin Phoenix.Casey Affleck, Star of ‘Out of the Furnace,’ on His Hollywood Struggles|Marlow Stern|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My brother-in-law suggested that I email a photo to them, and the rest is history.
Jabez Smith acknowledged his identity and received news of his brother-in-law and his daughter with no signs of pleasure.Ethel Morton's Enterprise|Mabell S.C. Smith
Under other circumstances I might have said: Mrs. Warburton, it is your brother-in-law who has constituted himself your shadow.Dangerous Ground|Lawrence L. Lynch
Now we come to the solemn statement of Wiggins' brother-in-law.
Mr. Hart spoke of a Mr. Foster,—his brother-in-law,—a lawyer.
When they were alone, Mrs. Gildersleeve touched on the topic nearest to her brother-in-law's heart.Mark Gildersleeve|John S. Sauzade