Definition of BIL in English:

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BIL

noun

informal
A person’s brother-in-law: my Gran’s sister married her BIL
More example sentences
  • Dinner was a great success despite me nearly strangling my BIL for phoning up to tell me how to cook the sprouts properly!
  • We usually open family presents with my BIL, SIL and nephew on Christmas morning.
  • On the way home my BiL phoned; my MiL is in hospital.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation.

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