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Princeton's WordNet

  1. niece(noun)

    a daughter of your brother or sister

Wiktionary

  1. niece(Noun)

    A daughter of someone's sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either the daughter of one's brother ("fraternal niece"), or of one's sister ("sororal niece").

    Etymology: nece, from nece (Modern French nièce "niece") from *, representing neptis, from nepot-. Akin to nift ( Nichte). Displaced native nifte (from nift).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Niece(noun)

    a relative, in general; especially, a descendant, whether male or female; a granddaughter or a grandson

    Etymology: [OE. nece, F. nice, LL. neptia, for L. neptis a granddaughter, niece, akin to nepos. See Nephew.]

  2. Niece(noun)

    a daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law

    Etymology: [OE. nece, F. nice, LL. neptia, for L. neptis a granddaughter, niece, akin to nepos. See Nephew.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Niece

    nēs, n. (fem. of Nephew) the daughter of a brother or sister: (orig.) a granddaughter. [O. Fr.,—Low L. nepta—L. neptis, a granddaughter, niece.]

Editors Contribution

  1. niece

    The daughter of one’s sibling.

    Submitted by dklajksdajsdaiuoiuoew on December 15, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of niece in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of niece in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of niece in a Sentence

  1. Jamaal Siddiqui:

    I've been through racism. My wife has been through racism. As adults we know how to cope with it, but for our niece, she doesn't know why she's being targeted.

  2. Frances Beatrix Spade:

    House of Cards, is Spade’s niece. In the same 1999 interview with the Boston Globe, Spade, who had five siblings, told the newspaper her father owned a construction company and her mother was a housewife. To say the least, Spade, who recalled times of rummaging through her mother’s jewelry drawer and wearing overalls around the house, never expected to one day become a fashion expert. When I was a kid, I didn't even know Chanel. I would have called it Channel.

  3. Debi Krezel:

    I ’m very, very upset about this, being a daughter, a sister, niece and cousin of veterans and first responders –( as well as) an American and a taxpayer – why are my rights and my child’s rights being taken away ?

  4. Angela Sanford:

    The niece ended up having to change the phone number three times. They just kept finding her number ; they even contacted her on Facebook.

  5. Christine Carugati:

    I think I took my lead from my niece and I wanted my daughter to keep enjoying sports, i saw it every time the season ended my daughter would be looking forward to the next season and the new sport, and with every change of season, there was new excitement. And I really feel like that kept her interested.

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