family resemblance

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of family resemblance

:a similarity in the way people look because they are related
  • People say they can see the family resemblance between my sister and me.

Word by Word Definitions

family play
  1. : the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children

  2. : spouse and children

  3. : a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household

  1. : of or relating to a family (see 1family)

  2. : designed or suitable for both children and adults

resemblance play
  1. : the quality or state of resembling

  2. : a point of likeness : similarity

  3. : representation, image


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