What is aunt?

  • (noun): The sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.
    Synonyms: auntie, aunty


An aunt is a person who is the sister or sister-in-law of a parent.

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Some articles on aunt:

Aunt Linda
... Portrayed by Kristen Wiig, Aunt Linda is Amy Poehler's (fictitious) aunt, who appears on Weekend Update to give almost entirely negative reviews of recent films ... by Amy Poehler "you went to see Saw?" and Aunt Linda responded, "See it! I liked it so much I kidnapped Tobin Bell and forced him to play a game with me!" ... Alec Baldwin 32 December 2, 2006 Matthew Fox 32 February 24, 2007 Rainn Wilson Aunt Linda pans Oscar-nominated films The Queen, The Pursuit of Happyness and Letters ...
Aunt Jane's Nieces And Uncle John
... Aunt Jane's Nieces and Uncle John is a young-adult novel written by L ... It is the sixth volume in the ten-book series Aunt Jane's Nieces, Baum's greatest commercial success after the Oz books themselves ...
Aunt Jane's Nieces In Society
... Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society is a young-adult novel written by L. 1910, the book is the fifth volume in the Aunt Jane's Nieces series, which was the second-greatest success of Baum's literary career, after the Oz books ...
... An aunt is a person who is the sister or sister-in-law of a parent ... A great-aunt or grand-aunt is the sister or sister-in-law of a grandparent ... The male equivalent of an aunt is an uncle, and the reciprocal relationship is that of a nephew or niece ...
Aunt Bessie - Structure
... Aunt Bessie's is now the world’s largest brand of frozen baked and ready to bake Yorkshire puddings, producing more than 20 million Yorkshire puddings a week ... Aunt Bessie's Ltd is part of the William Jackson Food Group, a food manufacturing business founded in Hull in 1851, and based in Hessle just off the A63 ... Aunt Bessie's factory and headquarters remain in Hull ...

Famous quotes containing the word aunt:

    I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can’t stand it. I been there before.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    The massive weight of Uncle’s wedding band
    Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer’s hand.
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)

    How they got a cat up there I do not know, for they are as shy as my aunt about entering a canoe. I wondered that she did not run up a tree on the way; but perhaps she was bewildered by the very crowd of opportunities.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)