- one's stepfather's or stepmother's daughter by a previous marriage.
Origin of stepsister
Related Words for stepsisterfather, 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 stepsister
Contemporary Examples of stepsister
A stepsister riding in the car with him during a trip home to Massachusetts also perished.Is This Caylee's Daddy?
June 29, 2011
Historical Examples of stepsister
She was the only relation I had, except my stepsister, and she was off travelling.The Prisoner
She was surprised and almost alarmed at the effect upon her stepsister.A True Friend
"I'm afraid I was looking at the horses," cut in her stepsister.
Yet I think she would have stayed if her stepsister had not urged.
But while she was doing so her stepsister gave her a push, and she fell backward into the water.The Fairy Ring
- a daughter of one's stepmother or stepfather by a union with someone other than one's father or mother respectively