noun, plural step·child·ren.
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As the adult — and, in the eyes of many stepchildren, the parent-come-lately — you should contact him.Miss Manners: She’s ‘best’ at giving gifts but stinks at receiving them|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
They treat the dogs like the lefthanded stepchild and put them in a the back room and left them there.Arizona Opens Investigation Into Deadly Doggie Disneyland|Caitlin Dickson|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Klout is more or less the forgotten stepchild of the social media bunch, but it was a start.After Four Lonely Years, It’s Time to Give Bing a Chance|Anna Brand|July 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Being a stepchild, she noted, set her as an outsider within a family, and gave her a yearning to conform.
Well, all the time you and me was in Marcellus's settin'-room that stepchild of his just set and looked at my head.Mary-'Gusta|Joseph C. Lincoln
Grandson of his State, and stepchild to Elmville—thus had fate fixed his kinship to the body politic.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
So, for the first time in their lives, met the child and the stepchild of Louise Duval.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
But the mother and the stepchild (now restored to the sick-room) did not desert their watch.Ernest Maltravers, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
She not only despised but hated her stepchild from the moment that she saw her.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories|Yei Theodora Ozaki