in-law (mainly used in plural)

  1. A relative by marriage (or through affinity). Affinal relative; affine.
  2. Sometimes specifically a parent-in-law of one's child, for which the dedicated terms co-mother-in-law, co-father-in-law are rare
  • French: membre de la belle-famille
  • German: angeheirateter Verwandter; Anverwandter; (collective, informal) Schwiegerfamilie; (loosely) Schwager
  • Italian: parente acquisito
  • Portuguese: afim
  • Russian: родня́ (с
  • Spanish: relativo (político), familia política

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