sibling rivalry

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sibling rivalry

formal
:competition between brothers and sisters
  • There was barely any sibling rivalry in our family.

Word by Word Definitions

sibling play
  1. : sib

  2. : one of two or more things related by a common tie or characteristic

rivalry play
  1. : the act of rivaling : the state of being a rival : competition


Medical Dictionary

sibling rivalry

noun

medical Definition of sibling rivalry

:competition between siblings especially for the attention, affection, and approval of their parents

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