Definition of stepfather noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstepfɑːðə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstepfɑːðər//
Marriage, Relations
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the man who is married to your mother but who is not your real father He lives at home with his mother and stepfather. See related entries: Marriage, Relations Word OriginOld English stēopfæder (see step-, father).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stepfather