mother-in-law mother-in-law

Definition(s):

  • (n) the mother of your spouse

Usage(s):

  1. Brooke claims that his mother-in-law told him before her death in 1977 to take care of the money and even treat it as his own.
  2. Her husband and mother-in-law were concerned, but the local doctor was far away, and expensive, so they waited.
  3. He acts as he does to preserve the mother-in-law's illusion.

News

  1. Man allegedly sets fire to SUV belonging to estranged wife's mother

    A Los Angeles man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegedly setting fire to his mother-in-law s SUV because her daughter left him, police said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Glendale News-Press

  2. Physical fitness advocate overcomes childhood illness

    Family members: Wife, Lauren; mother, Diane; father, Rocky; brother, Michael; grandfather, Noah; grandmother, Virginia; and mother-in-law, Barbara Pets at home: Beagle terrier, Keili Favorite leisure activities: Spend time in Gypsy Hill Park or Montgomery Hall Park, hiking Skyline Drive and visiting Sherando Lake Motto you live by: You can’t expect things to happen for you, you have to seek them ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Staunton News Leader

  3. Kahlotus City Council race is a family affair

    Living in a home on the same property as your mother-in-law can be stressful enough. But imagine living there while running against her for city council.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Tri-City Herald

Quotes

  1. "I'd probably call Gustav, instead of the mother of all storms, maybe the mother-in-law or the ugly sister of all storms," Nagin said.
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Ray Nagin Source: CNN

  2. "I loved Jo ...... my mother-in-law. We call her Jo. She was just like my mom basically," Ryan Moats said.
    on Mar 30, 2009 By: Ryan Moats Source: Washington Post

  3. "My mother-in-law, for instance, is now reading from a little hand-held screen that she can download books on," Bush said of former first lady Barbara Bush. "But I also think that there will always be a place for the book and that people love...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Laura Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /