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Inherited from Old Spanish [Term?], from Latin cōnsocerum. Equivalent to con- +‎ suegro.


  • IPA(key): /konˈsweɡɾo/ [kõnˈswe.ɣ̞ɾo]
  • Rhymes: -eɡɾo
  • Syllabification: con‧sue‧gro


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

  1. co-father-in-law: the father of one spouse in relation to the parents of the other spouse: that is, the father-in-law of one's son or daughter; the father of one's son- or daughter-in-law
    Synonym: (colloquial) compadre
    Jesús Ortiz, el discreto consuegro del Rey: Periodista asturiano de 53 años, el padre de la futura princesa
    Jesús Ortiz, the discrete co-father-in-law of the King: 53-year-old Asturian journalist, the father of the future princess.
  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

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