aunt aunt  /ˈænt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Crumpler was born in 1831 and raised by an aunt who spent much of her time caring for infirm neighbors.
  2. They questioned my aunt and tried to make her admit she had heard Bridges and his wife quarreling.
  3. The McCain campaign has declined to make an election issue of reports that Zeituni Onyango, Barack Obama's aunt, has been living in Boston illegally.

News

  1. Aunt: Soldier in Wikileaks case said video would cause splash

    The U.S. soldier accused of providing classified files to WikiLeaks told his aunt a leaked video of a helicopter attack in Iraq that killed civilians would cause a "big splash," she said in a statement at his court-martial on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  2. Aunt's Statement At Manning Trial Becomes Evidence

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A statement from Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's aunt has become part of the evidence at his court-martial over giving classified material to WikiLeaks.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WMDT Salisbury

  3. Aunt Alice's Kitchen blaze started in kitchen, Longmont investigators say

    LONGMONT -- Fire investigators are working to determine the cause and origin of an overnight fire that badly damaged Aunt Alice's Kitchen on the 1800 block of Main Street, according to Longmont Police Cmdr. Jeff Satur.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

Quotes

  1. "This is another way for me to deliver what I do to people who don't go to church," Sheard said. "When I was asked to play the part of the church girl's aunt, I immediately thought of my nieces and nephews, some of whom have strayed and every...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Karen Clark Sheard Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "He'll come down with my aunt and uncle," Creamer said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Paula Creamer Source: The Associated Press

  3. "My aunt Rosemary was the biggest star on Earth, and then she was a flop because rock 'n' roll came in and pop music went out. She didn't become less of a singer. In fact, she became a better singer, but it didn't matter. Things change. So...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: George Clooney Source: Forbes

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