Definitions for auntænt, ɑnt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. aunt, auntie, aunty(noun)

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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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  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.

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

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