brother-in-law[ bruhth -er-in-law ]SEE DEFINITION OF brother-in-law
Synonyms for brother-in-law
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BROTHER-IN-LAW
I suppose he'll be a little more fastidious, as the brother-in-law of Shepler.
He cut off my brother-in-law's leg—charged him as much as if he had grown a new one for him.
Mrs. MacDermott almost shouted the words at her brother-in-law.
And, moreover, his wife was in charge of his brother-in-law.
He looked dubiously at his brother-in-law, but he did not ask him for information.
Stevie gave glances of reverential compassion to his brother-in-law.
It is obvious that he did not plan the death of that wretched lad—his brother-in-law.
Young We followed the plow-boy, intending to greet his brother-in-law.
Joseph Fenton was waiting for his brother-in-law in the hall of his hotel.
When the Prince her brother-in-law howled, she blew her nose.
c.1300; also brother in law; see brother. In Arabic, Urdu, Swahili, etc., brother-in-law, when addressed to a male who is not a brother-in-law, is an extreme insult, with implications of "I slept with your sister."