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[step-suhn] /ˈstɛpˌsʌn/
a son of one's husband or wife by a previous marriage.
Origin of stepson
before 900; Middle English stepsone, Old English stēopsunu. See step-, son Unabridged
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  • Not to belabor the point, but my stepson also still has platelets that do a decent job of knitting surface wounds without factor.
  • It's interesting to me that you found the stepson character to be valuable.
  • He now provides more than one-half support to his stepson.
  • She asked me to come to the school to pick up my stepson.
  • My stepson raised an interesting question this morning about why rain, when it falls in water, does it create a circular ripple.
British Dictionary definitions for stepson


a son of one's husband or wife by a former union
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