half sister

noun
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of half sister

: a sister related through one parent only

Examples of half sister in a Sentence

  1. Emily is my half sister.

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First Known Use of half sister

13th century


HALF SISTER Defined for English Language Learners

half sister

noun

Definition of half sister for English Language Learners

  • : a sister with the same father but a different mother or the same mother but a different father


HALF SISTER Defined for Kids

half sister

noun

Definition of half sister for Students

: a sister by one parent only


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