great-aunt great-aunt

Definition(s):

  • (n) an aunt of your father or mother

Usage(s):

  1. Predictably, my great-aunt didn't cope well with the changes.
  2. Bob Kistner had given up hope of ever finding his great-aunt's killer.
  3. A Dallas man who lived under a bridge and had no computer skills got help from an online facilitator to post on eBay a plate he says his great-aunt took from the Titanic.

News

  • Deputies: Man, 18, accused in double homicide arrested in Lincolnton

    Deputies said they have a double-murder suspect out of Buncombe County in jail after he was arrested in Lincolnton Wednesday. Officials said Kevin Davis, 18, killed a 55-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman. Investigators found the bodies in a burned-out home of one of the victims Tuesday. Friends said one of the victims is Davis’ great-aunt.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

Quotes

  • "My mom and my great-aunt have always been into hair and makeup and glamour, but I was always a tomboy," Anderson says. "And I never thought that I would go that way. A lot of my friends thought that I was the last person to be doing what I'm...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Pamela Anderson Source: Los Angeles Times

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