Definition of Sister-in-law

1. Noun. The sister of your spouse.

Generic synonyms: In-law, Relative-in-law



Definition of Sister-in-law

1. Noun. A female relative of one's generation, separated by one degree of marriage: ¹

2. Noun. (context: less common) Co-sister-in-law: The wife of one's sibling-in-law. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sister-in-law

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sissifying
sissiness
sissinesses
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sissoos
sissu
sissy
sissyish
sissyness
sissynesses
sissyphobia
sist
sisted
sister
sister-in-law (current term)
sister-in-laws
sister-wife
sister-wives
sister chromatid
sister chromatid cohesion
sister chromatid exchange
sister cities
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sister companies
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sistered

Literary usage of Sister-in-law

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"She is the sister-in-law of Strauss. Objection is made to the testimony of Chapman Bradford, offered in rebuttal, to the effect that he had seen in the ..."

2. The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens (1883)
"RALPH NICKLEBY PROVIDED FOR HIS NIECE AND sister-in-law. ON the second morning after the departure of Nicholas for Yorkshire, Kate Nickleby sat in a very ..."

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