Meaning of “mother-in-law” in the English Dictionary

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"mother-in-law" in American English

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mother-in-lawnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmʌð·ər·ɪnˌlɔ/ plural mothers-in-law /ˈmʌð·ərz·ɪnˌlɔ/

mother-in-law noun [ C ] (PARENT)

the mother of someone’s wife or husband

(Definition of “mother-in-law” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)