Definition of SIL in English:


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1A person’s sister-in-law: I think you should tell your SIL that you found her comments upsetting
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  • Quite frankly, I think your SIL should grow up and get over herself.
  • I told my SIL if she were to go through the operation I would take time off work to look after her and her children.
  • My nephew has more toys, books and clothes than he needs, and my SIL can find them at better prices than I can anyway.
2A person’s son-in-law: my SIL lives in the UK with our DD and their son
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  • As a reward for helping with the kids, my wonderful SIL and DD took me to Menton's for dinner the night before I left.
  • Your SIL and DD should take some parenting classes.
  • My SiL is in full-time employment and is back living with his mother.


1960s: abbreviation.

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