a type of extended family composed of parents, their children, and the children’s spouses and offspring in one household.
- Join the club
noun or verb phrase Think things always go wrong for you? Join the club! A phrase used to express sympathy for a common experience. For example, You waited three hours for the doctor? Join the club! [ c. 1940 ]
noun 1. a type of extended family composed of parents, their children, and the children’s spouses and offspring in one household.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. an infectious disease of newborn foals characterized by swollen inflamed joints and high fever, usually fatal.
noun, Philately. 1. one of two or more stamps that are issued jointly by two governments to commemorate an event of common historical interest.