The Alternative Hebrew Dictionary: מחותן

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Entry definition

מחותן 〈mẖwţn〉 etymology The adjective and noun are from the verb. All are ultimately from the root ח־ת־ן 〈ẖ־ţ־n〉.
adjective: {{he-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) Married. {{defdate}}
noun: {{he-noun}}
  1. A relative by the marriage of one's child; especially, the parent of one's child's spouse. {{defdate}} exampleמר כהן ומר לוי מחותנים. Mr. Cohen and Mr. Levy are related by the marriage of their children. exampleאולי נזמין את המחותנים לסעודת פורים. Perhaps we will invite the parents of our child's spouse for the Purim meal.
verb: {{head}}
  1. he-Present of חותן

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