What is a brother-in-law?

What is considered a brother-in-law?

Definition of brother-in-law

1 : the brother of one’s spouse. 2a : the husband of one’s sibling. b : the husband of one’s spouse’s sibling.

Is my sister’s husband considered my brother-in-law?

sister-in-law

The husband of your sister is your brother-in-law.

What is a brother-in-law by marriage?

noun. 1. The definition of brother in law is a man who is related to you through marriage to your spouse or sibling, not through blood. An example of a brother in law is your sister’s husband. An example of a brother in law is your husband’s brother.

Is brother-in-law a family member?

Immediate family member means father, mother, husband, wife, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandfather, grandmother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, and domestic partner and civil unions recognized under State law.

What do I call my sister’s husband?

brother-in-law

You also call your own siblings’ spouses your brother-in-law (the husband of your sibling) or sister-in-law (the wife of your sibling). I hope this helps.

Does a brother-in-law count as a sibling?

A sibling-in-law is the spouse of one’s sibling, or the sibling of one’s spouse, or the person who is married to the sibling of one’s spouse. More commonly a sibling-in-law is referred to as a brother-in-law for a male sibling-in-law, and a sister-in-law for a female one.

What do you call your sister’s boyfriend?

A brother-in-law (plural brothers-in-law) is the brother of one’s spouse, the husband of one’s sibling, the husband of one’s spouse’s sibling [relevant in the first case you mention], or the brother of one’s sibling’s spouse. You can work out what sister-in-law covers.

What do I call my sister-in-law?

Your sister in law is your sister in law because she married your brother, but that’s where her family and yours stops. So as for your question, you call her by her name and your refer to her as your sister in law’s sister. Or you can also say she is your brother’s sister in law.

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