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

a•vun′cu•lar•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. avuncular(adj)

    resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence

  2. avuncular(adj)

    being or relating to an uncle

Wiktionary

  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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