Recent Examples on the WebFerguson’s sister, Amanda Ferguson, confirmed to NBC News on Friday their mother is Mona Hartling and the person listed as M.H. in the complaint.—Antonio Planas, NBC News, 2 Dec. 2023 The firm is part of an alliance headed by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music which includes sister artist management company Askonas Holt and recording label Pentatone.—Marc Schneider, Billboard, 1 Dec. 2023 In addition to his wife, Mr. MacGowan is survived by his sister, Siobhan, and his father, Maurice.—Matt Phillips, New York Times, 30 Nov. 2023 Kourtney asked while sitting beside her mom and sister Khloé Kardashian.—Joelle Goldstein, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2023 While the 21-year-old comes from a showbiz family—mom Leslie Mann and sister Maude Apatow are also actors, while dad Judd Apatow is a director—she’s also known for her immaculate taste: Apatow’s retro LA apartment was featured in Architectural Digest.—Monique Wilson, Glamour, 30 Nov. 2023 While on the show, Spears also discussed her strained relationship with her older sister, Britney Spears.—Carlos De Loera, Los Angeles Times, 29 Nov. 2023 In 2014, Packer and his sister, Gretel, pledged A$100 million from the family’s foundation and A$100 million from Crown’s philanthropic arm over ten years to support art organizations, indigenous education and other community initiatives.—Rana Wehbe Watson, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 Verina Astra’s sister establishment, Verina Terra, is located in Platys Gialos, the largest and most cosmopolitan beach on the island.—Jordan Riefe, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English suster, sister, partly from Old English sweostor and partly from Old Norse systir sister; akin to Latin soror sister, Sanskrit svasṛ
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
The first known use of sister was
before the 12th century