stepparent

[ step-pair-uh nt, -par- ]
/ ˈstɛpˌpɛər ənt, -ˌpær- /

noun

a stepfather or stepmother.

Origin of stepparent

First recorded in 1885–90; step- + parent

Related forms

step·par·ent·ing, noun
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