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Princeton's WordNet

  1. niece(noun)

    a daughter of your brother or sister


  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  
  2. Niece

    A Daughter of one's Sibbling or Cousin in The Rapport with her Maternal or Paternal Grandparents' Other Children or Great-Grandparents'Other Grandchildren or her Great-Grandparents/Ancestors/Great-Great-Grandparents' Other Descendents/Great-Grandchildren, a Grandniece is a Granddaugher of one's Sibbling or Brother in The Rapport with her Great-Grandparents/Ancestors' Other Children, Grandchildren or Descendents/Great-Grandchildren, a Great-Grandniece is a Great-Granddaugther of one's Sibbling or Cousin, with the Common Ascendents in The Right line from the Great-Great-Grandparents, a Great-Great-Grandniece is a Great-Great-Granddaugther of one's Sibbling or Cousin, with the Common Ascendents in The Right line from the Great-Great-Great-Grandparents/3rd Great-Grandparents, and so on.

    An Aunt comforted her Niece at her Grandparents' Funeral, she teached her, just good things, and her Niece was always good with her.

    Submitted by fcatana14 on August 15, 2020  

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  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. 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.

  2. Matt Jacobi:

    This toy brought so much joy and happiness to my 8-year-old niece, and there are thousands and thousands of families just like Nick Caprio and I. I just had to do something.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Witness Maria Praise:

    I could hear the shooting. I saw the man running, my niece saw one victim. She tried to do CPR. But when she touched him, he was already dead.

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