- the sister of one's husband or wife.
- the wife of one's brother.
- the wife of the brother of one's husband or wife.
Origin of sister-in-law
Related Words for sister-in-lawfather, sibling, mother, cousin, folk, uncle, niece, aunt, agnate, cognate, connection, blood, folks, relation, grandparents, sister-in-law, stepbrother, mother-in-law, sib, stepparent
Examples from the Web for sister-in-law
Contemporary Examples of sister-in-law
Just a week after her divorce, she was invited to a wedding by her sister-in-law.A Sunni-Shia Love Story Imperiled by al Qaeda
December 26, 2014
Your sister-in-law is kinder and truly taken aback that you look “so healthy!”How to Make It Through Thanksgiving Alive
November 26, 2014
It appears that Jay Z has finally found his 100th problem, and it is his sister-in-law.The Video of Solange Attacking Jay Z Is Deeply Upsetting and Also Fantastic
May 12, 2014
His brother and sister-in-law (Garrett Dillahunt and Kate Walsh) hate each other.Courteney Cox Gets Personal About Her Directorial Debut, ‘Just Before I Go’
April 29, 2014
One week after that attack, her brother, sister, and sister-in-law were killed by a mortar shell fired by the Syrian military.Obama Administration Stiffs Chemical Survivors on New Claim
Josh Rogin, Noah Shachtman
February 20, 2014
Historical Examples of sister-in-law
"Well, I'm not going to beat about the bush," continued her sister-in-law abruptly.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
I found my host at dinner with his wife, little daughter, and sister-in-law.In the Heart of Vosges
His sister-in-law treated him badly and never gave him enough to eat.
His sister-in-law wished to see his art, so she poured the rice into the pot.
If this young lady is my sister-in-law, surely she and I can settle up our own affairs.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
- the sister of one's husband or wife
- the wife of one's brother