Definitions for SIBsɪb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sibsɪb(adj.)

  1. related by blood; akin.

  2. (n.)a relative; kinsman or kinswoman.

  3. one's kin.

  4. Anthrop. a unilateral descent group.

    Category: Anthropology

Origin of sib:

bef. 900; ME sib(e), sibb(e), OE sib(b) (orig. adj.), c. OFris sib, OHG sippi related, ON sifjar (pl.) relatives, Go sibja relationship; cf. gossip

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sibling, sib(noun)

    a person's brother or sister

  2. blood relation, blood relative, cognate, sib(noun)

    one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sib(noun)

    a blood relation

  2. Sib(adj)

    related by blood; akin

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