step-parent

USAGE NOTE
When talking about more than one step-parent, the masculine plural "padrastros" is used in Spanish.
step-parent(
stehp
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peh
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rihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (via marriage)
a. el padrastro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The role of step-parent can be a challenging one.El rol del padrastro puede resultar difícil.
There are several children with step-parents in my fifth-grade class.Hay varios niños con padrastros en mi clase de quinto grado.
b. la madrastra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Lydia is a good step-parent to Jeff's three children.Lydia es una buena madrastra para los tres hijos de Jeff.
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step-parent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (man)
a. el padrastro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (woman)
a. la madrastra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
step-parentspadrastros mpl
step-parent [ˈstepˌpɛərənt]
noun
(father) padrastro (m); (mother) madrastra (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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