- n the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt
- n a source of help and advice and encouragement
he played uncle to lonely students
- Larry King in Los Angeles Times
Asked what made Linkletter so appealing to audiences, King said, "He had an unusual voice, a twang to his voice that was immediately recognizable. And he looked like your favorite uncle."
- Martin Luther King in International Herald Tribune
I had an uncle who was part of the first American troops to go into Auschwitz and liberate the concentration camps. The story in our family was that when he came home, he just went up into the attic and he didn't leave the house for six... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Newsday http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/ats-ap_politics10may27,0,4438429.story%3Fcoll%3Dsns-ap-toppolitics&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGXrIBlY4sCsuKntUkloebTVCN6Dw May 27, 2004
103682 137355 uncle He's the only uncle," Martin Luther King III said, his voice filled with emotion at the mention of his first child, whom he said sometimes looks like Dexter King. "It's tough from that standpoint."