stepdame

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English stepdame; equivalent to step- +‎ dame.

NounEdit

stepdame (plural stepdames)

  1. (archaic) A stepmother.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From step- +‎ dame.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛpˌdaːm(ə)/, /ˈstɛpˌdam(ə)/

NounEdit

stepdame (plural stepdames)

  1. stepmother (wife of one's father)
    Synonym: stepmoder

DescendantsEdit

  • English: stepdame

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