step-mother(redirected from a step mother)
A female caregiver of a child who assumed the parental role through marriage to one of the child's original (usually biological) parents. Most commonly, a step-mother is the second wife of a child's biological father. I live with my mom during the week and then visit my dad and step-mother every other weekend.
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