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
Deniya’s aunt, Lonisha Garner, says the family was hoping the girl would survive after extensive surgery to remove a bullet from the back of her head.
Her mother opposes the idea, but her aunt, General Antiope (Robin Wright), is in favor.
Tranell Harris, left, mother of the student Richard Hallman, who was gunned down in March 2015, hugs Tranise Harris, Richard’s aunt, and Cecilia McKimy, during Booker T. Washington Senior High School’s graduation.
Over time, the author’s understanding of his aunt gains nuance.
David Hofmann of Blue Springs helped his mother and aunt carry wreaths and flowers to decorate family members’ graves Sunday at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Kansas City.
The case files involved Crosby, her parents, an aunt and three siblings.
He was treated at the UAB Trauma Center for a fractured pelvis and bleeding in the brain, said his aunt, Connie Logan, an executive assistant at Independent Presbyterian Church in Birmingham.
Her aunt and uncle Brian and Maureen joined her parents and Marty Connelly in Montana.
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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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