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Definition of "son-in-law" [son•-in-law]

  • The husband of one's daughter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "son-in-law" in a sentence
  • "Despite his son's current global success Mr Zuckerberg said that, when he has a computer problem at the dental surgery, he calls his son-in-law for help because "Mark was never a repair kind of guy.""
  • "MADRID—A Spanish court said Thursday it has called a son-in-law of King Juan Carlos to testify as a suspect in a high-profile corruption probe that has become the biggest headache for the country's monarchy in years."
  • "To Testify in Probe A Spanish court said it has called a son-in-law of King Juan Carlos to testify as a suspect in a corruption probe that has become the biggest headache for the country's monarchy in years."