Examples of aunt in a Sentence
He has three aunts and two uncles.
This is my Aunt Mary.
Recent Examples of aunt from the Web
Natalia Kaiser, 17, and her boyfriend Joe O'Brien, 16, of Burleson, Texas recently visited Joe's aunt's home.
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
The administration’s definition of legitimate family ties to the U.S. excludes grandparents, aunts, uncles and others. ‘
Following the fire, officers found Alonso inside the trailer where his aunt and uncle live, police reports state.
Grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, fiancees, cousins and in-laws could not.
Being the godmother and step-aunt to Tupac Shakur also adds to her intrigue.
His aunt was a landlord who required him to mow lawns and tend gardens.
Knox's grandfather, Levi Knox, is retired from the Air Force and his aunt, Lt.
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Origin and Etymology of aunt
Middle English, from Old French ante, from Latin amita; akin to Old High German amma mother, nurse, Greek amma nurse
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
AUNT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aunt for English Language Learners
: the sister of your father or mother or the wife of your uncle
AUNT Defined for Kids
Definition of aunt for Students
1 : a sister of a person's parent
2 : the wife of a person's uncle
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