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From Old Spanish [Term?], from Latin cōnsocerum, accusative of cōnsocer. Equivalent to con- +‎ suegro.


  • IPA(key): /konˈsweɡɾo/, [kõn.ˈswe.ɣ̝ɾo]


consuegro m (plural consuegros, feminine consuegra, feminine plural consuegras)

  1. co-father-in-law: the father-in-law of one's son or daughter; that is, the father of one's son- or daughter-in-law, or, the father of one spouse in relation to the parents of the other spouse.
    Synonym: compadre (colloquial)
  2. (in the plural) The relationship between people whose children marry each other; the parents of the bride vis-à-vis the parents of the groom.
    Jesús Ortiz, el discreto consuegro del Rey: Periodista asturiano de 53 años, el padre de la futura princesa[1]
    "Jesus Ortiz, the discrete consuegro of the King: An Asturian journalist of 53 years, the father of the future princess."

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  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 22 May 2009, archived from the original on 22 May 2007