Definition of in-law apartment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


in-law apartment

BrE BrE//ˈɪn lɔː əpɑːtmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪn lɔː əpɑːrtmənt//
(also mother-in-law apartment, in-law suite
BrE BrE//ˈɪn lɔː swiːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪn lɔː swiːt//
(all North American English) (British English granny flat) (informal)
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a set of rooms for an old person, especially in a relative’s house
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: in-law apartment