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stepdad

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɛpdad
 
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Definition of stepdad in English:

noun

Informal term for stepfather.
Example sentences
  • Boys aged between eight and 16 are being invited to take part in the weekends with their dads, stepdads or guardians.
  • Engineering was a trade that came quite naturally to him: ‘Both my dad and my stepdad are engineers, one electrical and one mechanical’.
  • Plus when I was about 12 my stepdad cheated on my mom and I looked at my stepdad as a real father (he also had a child with this other woman).

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