stepchild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

step- +‎ child

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: step‧child

Noun[edit]

stepchild (plural stepchildren)

  1. A stepson or stepdaughter
  2. The family role (responsibilities and behavioural standards) of a stepchild.
  3. (obsolete) A bereaved child; one who has lost father or mother.

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