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stepbrother Line breaks: step|brother
Pronunciation: /ˈstɛpbrʌðə/

Definition of stepbrother in English:


A son of one’s step-parent by a marriage other than that with one’s own father or mother.
Example sentences
  • And yes, this sort of made Jason her stepbrother in both marriages.
  • Carolyn leaves behind two brothers and a stepbrother, who were last night said to be totally devastated.
  • It should be appreciated that brothers, sisters, stepbrothers and stepsisters are not entitled to any share of the inheritance when children and parents of the deceased are alive.

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