nephew nephew  /ˈnɛf ju/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a son of your brother or sister

Usage(s):

  1. Ted Kennedy, though, refused to give up and ultimately won the race a lesson, his nephew said, that Kennedy applied to every aspect of his life.
  2. As the Dalai Lama's nephew, the eldest son of the Tibetan spiritual leader's eldest brother, Thondop, now 56, has already led an extraordinary life.
  3. He suggested they have his nephew describe the inside of his home in Ann Arbor or that the kidnappers photograph the soldier holding a current newspaper.

News

  1. Police: Nephew said uncle beat him following argument about furniture

    A 50-year-old man is accused of beating his nephew with a shovel after an argument about rearranging furniture.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KOCO 5 Oklahoma City

  2. NM man sentenced for tattooing 3-year-old nephew

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for using homemade instruments to tattoo the letter "I'' on the arm of his 3-year-old nephew.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Nephew preserves his uncle's passion for the past

    A nephew carries on the tradition of his quirky uncle’s unique Euro-style home.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I feel like I've been kicked in the stomach. I've been opposed to this war since the beginning. This lying Bush administration has gotten into this thing that has now killed my nephew. It's up close and personal, and I am deeply angry," Farrow...
    on May 28, 2008 By: Mia Farrow Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. Kristin added: "All I want is to be with my family and the people that I love, be with my niece and nephew. I don't really want any gifts, I just want to be together."
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Kristin Chenoweth Source: This is Scunthorpe

  3. Beyoncé said: "Kelly Rowland showed up. My mom was there, so was my nephew."
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Beyonce Knowles Source: News24

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