Main definitions of DIL in English

: DIL1DIL2

DIL1

Electronics
  • Dual in-line (package)

    See dip

Main definitions of DIL in English

: DIL1DIL2

DIL2

noun

informal
  • A person's daughter-in-law.

    ‘my son and DIL are both elementary school teachers’
    • ‘Can our DIL change the names of our grandchildren to her maiden name without the consent of their father?’
    • ‘Appreciate the fact that your DIL has parents/family of her own and will most likely be a bit closer to them, especially her mum.’
    • ‘I have a boy and three girls and my DIL will be treated exactly the same as my daughters.’
    • ‘I really respect and like my DIL and think she is excellent mother.’
    • ‘My son has just told me my DIL is tense when I'm around as I don't let her feel in control.’

Origin

1960s: abbreviation.