SIL

1. What does SIL stand for?

Son-in-law

SIL is an acronym that stands for "son-in-law" and is typically used in emails, chatrooms, and text messages. The acronym refers to a husband's relation to his partner's parents.

MIL and FIL are used to refer to the parents of the SIL's partner. SIL may also stand for "sister-in-law" so the context in which the acronym is used will indicate if it is referring to "son" or "sister."

Example

"Our SIL treats our daughter very well."
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SIL means son-in-law

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Last Updated: April 4, 2018

2. What does SIL stand for?

Sister-in-law

SIL is an acronym that stands for "sister-in-law" and is typically used in text messages, emails, and chatrooms. The acronym refers to the sister of a partner's spouse or wife of a sibling.

MIL, FIL, DIL, and BIL are also used to refer to "in-law" relations. SIL may also stand for "son-in-law" so the context in which the acronym is used will indicate if it is referring to "son" or "sister."

Example

"Fortunately, me and my SILs get along pretty well."
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SIL means sister-in-law

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Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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