What does avuncular mean?

Definitions for avuncularəˈvʌŋ kyə lər

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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

  2. Origin: [L. avunculus uncle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Avuncular

    a-vung′kū-lar, adj. pertaining to an uncle.—v.t. or v.i. Avunc′ulise (Fuller), to act like an uncle. [L. avunculus, an uncle.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of avuncular in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of avuncular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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