stepfather

[ step-fah-th er ]
/ ˈstɛpˌfɑ ðər /

noun

the husband of one's mother by a later marriage.

Origin of stepfather

before 900; Middle English stepfader, Old English stēopfæder. See step-, father

OTHER WORDS FROM stepfather

step·fa·ther·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for stepfather

stepfather
/ (ˈstɛpˌfɑːðə) /

noun

a man who has married one's mother after the death or divorce of one's father
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