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Definitions of aunt

  1. the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A bawd, or a prostitute. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The sister of one's father or mother; - correlative to nephew or niece. Also applied to an uncle's wife. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The sister of one's father or mother; also, an uncle's wife. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A father's or a mother's sister. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A father's or mother's sister. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A father's or mother's sister or uncle's wife. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The sister of one's father or mother. Aunt Sally, a game which consists in aiming a bludgeon at the head of a figure to smash a pipe out of the mouth of it. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for aunt

  1. Your aunt you say, will be with us?" – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  2. " I see what you mean; but, believe me, I had not thought of her in just that light, and I think you're quite wrong about my aunt – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland