Definition of sibling
1 : sib 2; also : one of two or more individuals having one common parent
2 : one of two or more things related by a common tie or characteristic the sedan's smaller sibling
Recent Examples of sibling from the Web
CPS officials took the siblings of Keandre Goodman Friday and placed them in foster care, CPS spokeswoman Marissa Gonzales said Monday in an email.
Your instincts about a situation with a friend or sibling prove to be spot on Monday.
Growing up in Ocala, Fla., Valentine and her siblings were raised by a grandmother after their parents passed away.
The siblings argued that their father is not formally part of the Fattmerchant business.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his two younger siblings are embroiled in a spat that centers on the fate of the house that belonged to their late father, the country’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew.
Since then, his mother and five siblings have joined him in the U.S., renting a home in New York City’s Staten Island.
The 2018 A5 Sportback will set you back nothing short of $42,600, while its beefier S5 sibling, whose upgrades include a 3.0L engine and S Sport Suspension, starts at $54,400.
The slender teenager would rather focus on the woman whom aid officials recently chose to raise her and her siblings on a small piece of earth in what has become the world’s largest refugee settlement.
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First Known Use of sibling
before 12th century
SIBLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sibling for English Language Learners
: a brother or sister
SIBLING Defined for Kids
Definition of sibling for Students
: a brother or sister an older sibling
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