parent-in-law

[ pair-uh nt-in-law, par- ]
/ ˈpɛər ənt ɪnˌlɔ, ˈpær- /
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noun, plural par·ents-in-law.

the father or mother of one's wife or husband.

Nearby words

  1. parent compound,
  2. parent cyst,
  3. parent language,
  4. parent metal,
  5. parent teacher association,
  6. parent-teacher association,
  7. parentage,
  8. parental,
  9. parental generation,
  10. parental home

Origin of parent-in-law

First recorded in 1895–1900

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