blended familyblend·ed family
A blended family is defined as a family made of two parents and their children from previous marriages.
An example of a blended family is a woman with two children from a previous marriage who marries a man with three children from a previous marriage.
a social unit consisting of two previously married parents and the children of their former marriages
(plural blended families)
- A stepfamily in which both new mates have one or more living children from prior partners.