Definitions for avuncularəˈvʌŋ kyə lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•vun•cu•larəˈvʌŋ kyə lər(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an uncle:

    avuncular affection.

Origin of avuncular:

1825–35; < L avuncul(us)uncle+ -ar1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. avuncular(adj)

    resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence

  2. avuncular(adj)

    being or relating to an uncle


  1. avuncular(Adjective)

    In the manner of an uncle, pertaining to an uncle.

  2. avuncular(Adjective)

    Kind, genial, benevolent, or tolerant.

  3. Origin: From avunculus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avuncular(adj)

    of or pertaining to an uncle


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