Definitions for auntænt, ɑnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aunt, auntie, aunty(noun)

    the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle

Wiktionary

  1. aunt(Noun)

    a sister or sister-in-law of someoneu2019s parent

  2. aunt(Noun)

    (also great-aunt or grandaunt) a person's grandparent's sister or sister-in-law.

  3. aunt(Noun)

    (usually auntie) a grandmother.

  4. aunt(Noun)

    an affectionate term for a woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.

  5. Origin: From aunte, from aunte, from ante, from amita. Displaced native modrie (from modrige; compare ).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aunt(noun)

    the sister of one's father or mother; -- correlative to nephew or niece. Also applied to an uncle's wife

  2. Aunt(noun)

    an old woman; and old gossip

  3. Aunt(noun)

    a bawd, or a prostitute

  4. Origin: [OF. ante, F. tante, L. amita father's sister. Cf. Amma.]

Freebase

  1. Aunt

    An aunt is a person who is the sister or sister-in-law of a parent. A great-aunt is the sister or sister-in-law of a grandparent. The male equivalent of an aunt is an uncle, and the reciprocal relationship is that of a nephew or niece. "Aunt" may also be an honorific bestowed upon an individual of fictive kinship.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aunt

    änt, n. a father's or a mother's sister—also the wife of one's uncle: (obs.) an old woman, a gossip, a procuress or bawd.—Aunt Sally, a pastime at English fairs, in which a wooden head is set on a pole, and in the mouth a pipe, which has to be smashed by throwing sticks or the like at it. [O. Fr. ante (Fr. tante)—L. amita, a father's sister.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aunt' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3205

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aunt' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4454

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aunt' in Nouns Frequency: #1313

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charlie Brown, Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz:

    Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.

  2. Dave Navarro:

    She wanted to go a different way, and her then-ex-boyfriend murdered her and my aunt.

  3. Jeb Jr.:

    We're extremely proud of my grandparents and my Uncle George and Aunt Laura and their service to this country.

  4. Dave Navarro:

    My mother was in a relationship, the relationship ended, she wanted to go a different way, and her then-ex-boyfriend murdered her and my aunt.

  5. Betty Morrell:

    An aunt of mine had one day slipped and said my name was Eva, and I said, ‘Oh.’ And she says, ‘And you know, you were born up in Utica [N.Y.].

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