noun, plural stepchildren.
a child of one’s spouse by a previous marriage.
any person, organization, affiliate, project, etc., that is not properly treated, supported, or appreciated:
This agency is the stepchild when appropriations are handed out.
noun (pl) -children
a stepson or stepdaughter
noun, Jewelry. 1. a cut consisting of a rectangular girdle, often faceted, with two or more tiers of narrow facets running parallel to the girdle on both the crown and the pavilion: used especially in stones in which color is more important than brilliance.
noun, Archaic. 1. a stepmother. noun 1. an archaic word for stepmother
noun 1. a dance in which the steps are the most important characteristic, specifically a solo dance with intricate, vigorous steps, often performed with the hands kept in the pockets.
[step-daw-ter] /ˈstɛpˌdɔ tər/ noun 1. a daughter of one’s husband or wife by a previous marriage. stepdaughter /ˈstɛpˌdɔːtə/ noun 1. a daughter of one’s husband or wife by a former union