Definition of sisterly
: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a sister
Examples of sisterly in a Sentence
She gave her brother a sisterly kiss on the cheek.
She received sisterly support from other women.
Recent Examples of sisterly from the Web
Sisterly chemistry is the natural resource fueling The Year of Spectacular Men, an uneven but sparky comedy showcasing Madelyn Deutch and her real-life sib Zoey, star of such features as Why Him? and Vampire Academy.
From the wrestling ring, their sisterly empowerment arises.
Scene 6: In the name of sisterly bonding, Kourtney, Kim, and Khloé get lasers applied to their bodies.
The sisterly harmonies and pop songwriting remain at its core, as does female- and LGBTQ-friendly messages.
Butterfly has been waiting for Pinkerton’s return, living close to poverty with her sisterly maid Suzuki.
Up before popping open some champagne and dancing on the beds — complete sisterly bonding time.
Melissa and Ashley had decided on a sisterly division of labor: if Melissa was arrested, Ashley would break the news to Verónica.
Jamie Lynn Spears has a lot of sisterly love for her older sis Britney, as proven at last night's Radio Disney Music Awards in Los Angeles.
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First Known Use of sisterly
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Definition of sisterly for English Language Learners
: showing or suggesting the closeness of a sister
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