niece niece  /ˈnis/


  • (n) a daughter of your brother or sister


  1. Bin Laden would go on to marry al-Turabi's niece.
  2. Medina says it created a unique bond with her niece, a preemie who needed breast milk to grow.
  3. Amalie Baruch, 28, niece of Bernard Mannes Baruch; and Polan Banks, 32, Manhattan writer; in Havana's National Hotel.


  1. Port Deposit man allegedly raped, then killed Kami Ring

    Suspect Richard Madden Jr. denied bail in case involving girl he considered his 'niece' More details have emerged in court documents about the murder of a 10-year-old Cecil County girl, whose alleged killer was ordered to remain in jail without bail on Friday morning.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Meet Tiger Woods' Niece Cheyenne, A Pro Golfer Who's Now A US Open Reporter

    Tiger Woods' cracked up laughing at a seemingly banal question at his US Open press conference on Tuesday. It turns out that Tiger cracked up because it was his niece — Cheyenne Woods — who was asking the question.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Tiger Woods' Niece, Cheyenne, Crashes His Press Conference, Gets Dinner Date

    Tiger Woods isn't one to break out into laughter when speaking with reporters, but that is exactly what happened when he was surprised with a question from his niece.  Yahoo Sports' Eric Adelson reports on a brief moment of levity prior to the serious business of the U.S. Open beginning on Thursday.  The usually stoic Woods was answering questions from the media on Tuesday in his usual serious ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "You (put me in a place) where I could have been killed any day for something that never happened," Mullins-Johnson said as he stood in the spectator's gallery, just metres from Smith. "My brother's relationship with me, and my niece that's...
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: William Mullins-Johnson Source: Waterloo Record

  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. "In the front row over here is my niece, Heather Glenn," Romney said. "That's probably not your last name anymore, Heather. But Heather is a school teacher. Are you a school teacher?"
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Kansas City Star

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