What is sister?

  • (noun): A female person who has the same parents as another person.
    Example: "My sister married a musician"
    Synonyms: sis
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sister:

Nately's Whore - The Kid Sister
... Nately's Whore's Kid Sister is another character in Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 ... and Heller only refers to her in terms of her relationship with her sister, even though she is specifically mentioned more than once ... while they are having sex as the little girl wants to become a prostitute like her sister ...
Hirado, Nagasaki - Sister City Relations
... Hirado has one sister city in Japan and two friendships outside Japan ... Zentsūji, Kagawa (Sister city) Nan'an, Fujian, China (Friendship city) Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland (Friendship city) ...
The Singing Nun
... as The Singing Nun, was a Belgian Religious Sister, a member (as Sister Luc Gabriel) of the Dominican Order in Belgium ... She became internationally famous in 1963 as Sœur Sourire (Sister Smile) when she scored a hit with the French-language song "Dominique" ...
Wellington City - Sister-city Relationships
... Sister cities Beijing, People's Republic of China Xiamen, Fujian, People's Republic of China Sakai, Osaka, Japan Montevideo, Uruguay Historical sister cities Harrogate, England, United Kingdom Hania, Crete ...
Himeji, Hyōgo - International Relations
... Himeji has sister city relationships with six international sister cities and two Japanese cities, as well as a sister castle located in France ...

More definitions of "sister":

  • (noun): A female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group.
    Example: "None of her sisters would betray her"
  • (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address).
    Example: "The Sisters taught her to love God"
  • (noun): Sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.
    Synonyms: baby

Famous quotes containing the word sister:

    One does not arise from such a book as Sister Carrie with a smirk of satisfaction; one leaves it infinitely touched.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 3:35.

    Jesus.

    Sister Bernice: I have looked everywhere. In all of the usual places.
    Mother Abbess: Sister Bernice, considering that it’s Maria, I would suggest you look in some place unusual.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)