Definitions for UNCLEˈʌŋ kəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word UNCLE

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncle(noun)

    the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt

  2. uncle(noun)

    a source of help and advice and encouragement

    "he played uncle to lonely students"

Wiktionary

  1. uncle(Noun)

    A brother or brother-in-law of someoneu2019s parent.

  2. uncle(Noun)

    A companion to your (usually unmarried) mother.

  3. uncle(Noun)

    A source of advice, encouragement, or help.

  4. uncle(Noun)

    A pawnbroker.

  5. uncle(Noun)

    A close male friend of the parents of a family.

  6. uncle(Noun)

    an older male African-American person

  7. uncle(Interjection)

    A cry used to indicate surrender.

  8. Origin: uncle, from uncle, from oncle, from avunculus, diminutive of avus, from awo-. Displaced native Middle English eam (from Old English eam "maternal uncle", compare Old English fædera "paternal uncle") from the same root. More at eme.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncle(noun)

    the brother of one's father or mother; also applied to an aunt's husband; -- the correlative of aunt in sex, and of nephew and niece in relationship

  2. Uncle(noun)

    a pawnbroker

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncle

    ung′kl, n. the brother of one's father or mother: an old man generally: a pawnbroker.—n. Un′cleship, the state of being an uncle.—Uncle Sam, the United States or its people.—Talk like a Dutch uncle (see Dutch). [O. Fr. (Fr. oncle)—L. avunculus, extension of avus, a grandfather.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'UNCLE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2931

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'UNCLE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2593

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'UNCLE' in Nouns Frequency: #1173

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of UNCLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of UNCLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Spider-Man:

    Uncle Ben With great power, comes great responsibility.

  2. Elinor Mann:

    The The Simpson names dies with this ship and Uncle Pete.

  3. Sherrod Jackson:

    Uncle Martin, as I knew him, deemed my mother the Movement Cook.

  4. Desmond Gardner Desmond Gardner:

    All I could do was hold on tight, tell my uncle I loved him and pray.

  5. Young Hawley:

    My mother said, 'If it was good enough for daddy and Uncle Mills, it's good enough for him.

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