counter

Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "stepdaughter" [step•daugh•ter]

  • A spouse's daughter by a previous union. (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 "stepdaughter" in a sentence
  • "They bring him back into contact with the child he adored, a short-term stepdaughter from a misbegotten marriage long ago."
  • "Eleanor, my stepdaughter, is inbetween flats (leaving her sandwich year in London, and about to start her final year business studies degree in Nottingham)."
  • "KING: Now, you call your stepdaughter Janet, but that's not the name she uses, right?"