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sisterly

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adjective sis·ter·ly \ˈsis-tər-lē\

Simple Definition of sisterly

  • : showing or suggesting the closeness of a sister

Full Definition of sisterly

  1. :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a sister

sisterly adverb

Examples of sisterly

  1. She gave her brother a sisterly kiss on the cheek.

  2. She received sisterly support from other women.



Circa 1570

First Known Use of sisterly

circa 1570


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