great-uncle :

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  • n  an uncle of your father or mother

  • After my great-uncle survived Auschwitz and came to America in the late 1940s, he got a job selling shoes in Braintree, Mass.
  • This one focuses on her great-uncle, a celebrated musician who, family lore says, decided to lie down and die after his wife broke his instrument, a tar, over her knee.
  • If you had grown up taking your Sunday lunches at Bill Clinton's great-uncle's house, you would have developed a weight problem too.

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