cousin cousin  /ˈkə zən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the child of your aunt or uncle

Usage(s):

  1. Among Chilean blood relations of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is his smart fourth cousin, Jorge Delano of Santiago.
  2. Fifteen years on, two Chinese cousins still wrestle with Tiananmen's legacy.
  3. I bet my cousin, Irving Kofsky, was the oldest man at Burning Man this year.

News

  1. Cousin's SOS to police saves Bradenton kidnapping victim

    A 38-year-old North Carolina mother of five is safe thanks to a family member's calls to local authorities led to her recovery. Bradenton police received a phone call at 12:30 p.m. Saturday from Lachaundria Harrison, a cousin of the woman who was being held by her boyfriend, Craig Rodgers, against her will in a home on the 300 block of 20th Street East in Bradenton.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bradenton Herald

  2. Shelley Cousin Resigns as Executive Director of Neighborhood Housing Services of Beloit

    Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) of Beloit announced today that Shelley Cousin has resigned from her eight month position as the Executive Director of NHS. Shelley replaced former Executive Director Christine Schlichting who was the Executive Director of NHS from November of 2006, until she retired in April of 2012.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WIFR Rockford

  3. Cousin of cop killed in police shooting testifies in civil trial

    The civil trial for four Westchester County cops who fatally shot off-duty Mount Vernon Police Officer Christopher Ridley in downtown White Plains began Monday, with dramatic testimony from Ridley's cousin.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "We were going through pictures to see which ones looked silly, and one of my Jewish friends said (of the big-nose picture), 'That could be your Jewish cousin!' And I guess it was fresh in my mind, and it just came out of my mouth," said Halle,...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Halle Berry Source: Holy Moly (blog)

  2. "The name of my cousin Dick Cheney won't be on the ballot," Obama added, a reference to their more than 300-year-old, distant family connection. "That was some embarrassing stuff when that came out."
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "I think we'd all welcome her (to NASCAR), but I'm really happy for Michael (cousin Michael Andretti) and for his team," said NASCAR driver John Andretti. "That is great for them and maybe Danica can still try some of this stuff too and see...
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: John Andretti Source: FanHouse (blog)

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