Meaning of stepson in English:

stepson

noun

  • A son of one's husband or wife by a previous marriage.

    • ‘They have a son, a daughter, a stepson from her previous marriage and two cats.’
    • ‘I was looking after a family: I had my first child, two tiny stepsons and my husband.’
    • ‘He left behind a wife, a stepson and a young daughter.’
    • ‘He is married to a former model, with whom he has a son, a daughter, and a stepson from one of her three previous marriages.’
    • ‘Married with one son and two stepsons, he has represented the brigade in a number of competitive cycling races.’
    • ‘It is likely that the role model and mentoring effects of fathers are strongest for sons, and stepsons.’
    • ‘But his son and daughter and two stepsons, the youngest of the children being 22 and oldest 28, have all flown the nest.’
    • ‘She cruelly locked her stepson in an attic room, but her own son befriended him.’
    • ‘He looks not at his stepson, but at his wife, and not with anger or amazement, but with what can only be described as love and devotion.’
    • ‘While he does have two daughters and three stepsons, the decades-old photograph evokes a stage of fathering that is out of date.’
    • ‘And I want to thank all of our children, my stepsons and my daughters.’
    • ‘His family are understood to have rushed to his bedside when he was told the news by another of his stepsons.’
    • ‘You know, I believe his stepson is a citizen of New Zealand, and if he hasn't gone back there, he's going back there.’
    • ‘He didn't have a father to bond with him because he obviously felt more for his biological child than for his stepson.’
    • ‘His relief at his own unanimous acquittal for handling was overshadowed by his stepson's conviction.’
    • ‘Yes, I had just dropped my stepson off at school and I came back in the house.’
    • ‘The householder later contacted the police, saying he thought the man they were looking for was his stepson.’

Pronunciation

stepson

/ˈstɛpsʌn/