half-sister half-sister

Definition(s):

  • (n) a sister who has only one parent in common with you

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In 1987, he and half-sister Auma rode a dilapidated old bus from Kisumu, the provincial capital, 60 miles away.
  2. The AP talks to the Illinois Senator's half-sister Maya Soetoro-Ng, who stumped throughout the nomination battle and is reaching out to Asian Americans in the general.
  3. He graduated from the prestigious Punahou School in Honolulu, and his half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, still lives and works there.

News

  1. Kendall Jenner Bought "A Little Pig" for Sister Kim Kardashian, Kanye West's Baby

    The expanding Kardashian clan won't have to worry about hiring a babysitter anytime soon. Kim Kardashian 's half-sister Kendall Jenner tells Us Weekly that she's excited to be an aunt for the third time, and is excited to spend time with her new, week-old niece North West .
    on June 22, 2013     Source: US Weekly

  2. DRF Breeding Standout: Half-sister to Paddy O’Prado wins debut at Churchill

    Untapable, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Paddy O’Prado, looked the part in her career debut Thursday afternoon at Churchill Downs, vying for the lead through the first three furlongs before drawing clear to win by a length under Rosie Napravnik.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Louisiana teen charged in 'wrestling' death of half-sister, 5

    By CNN Staff (CNN) A 13-year-old boy is accused of second-degree murder in his half-sister's death. The boy told authorities he knew wrestling on TV was fake, sheriff's officials in a New Orleans suburb
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CBS 19 Tyler

Quotes

  1. "We discovered my father was a bigamist and we've got a half-sister, so the song talks about that," Mombassa says.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Reg Mombassa Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "ALS hits pretty close to home because [singer, keys player] Kathryn Calder, her mother, who is also my half-sister, was diagnosed with ALS a while back," explains Newman.
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Carl Newman Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

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