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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The brother of one's father or mother. Also: The husband of one's aunt.

Usage examples (3)
  • My uncle told us stories about when he and my mom were growing up.
  • Nike Wagner, who criticized what she called her uncle's "monarchic" leadership style.
  • In a somewhat pointed manner she called her uncle's attention to the fact. for more
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