noun kins·man \ˈkinz-mən\

: a male relative

Full Definition of KINSMAN

:  relative; specifically :  a male relative

Examples of KINSMAN

  1. <to protect the family honor, he sought to revenge the murder of his kinsman>

First Known Use of KINSMAN

12th century
KINSMAN Defined for Kids


noun kins·man \ˈkinz-mən\
plural kins·men \-mən\

Definition of KINSMAN for Kids

:  a relative usually by birth


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