But it goes further: The First mother-in-law has been a pivotal figure in American history.
And in the 2010 comedy Grown Ups, Chris Rock plays a stay-at-home father who is mercilessly emasculated by his own mother-in-law.
My sister, her husband, mother-in-law, and pets all jumped into their shelter.
Her mother-in-law still cooks all the meals and serves as a backup babysitter.
Yet another vignette has the Hope-wrapped Bündchen breaking the news that the mother-in-law is moving in.
Never allow a so-called 'mother-in-law joke' to make you forget that you are reading a reflection on some one's mother.
But the presence of her husband and mother-in-law worried her.
The girl must be kept at her mother-in-law's hut for the night, and remain perfectly silent.
Mrs. Honeychurch, amusing and portly, promised well as a mother-in-law.
They are ringing, responded the soldier, because of the arrival of your mother-in-law, whom I have ordered to be summoned.