auntlike
adjective see aunt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • auntlike — adjective Resembling an aunt or some aspect of one. Syn: auntly …   Wiktionary

  • aunt — auntlike, adj. /ant, ahnt/, n. 1. the sister of one s father or mother. 2. the wife of one s uncle. 3. Chiefly New England and South Midland U.S. (used as a term of respectful address to an older woman who is not related to the speaker). 4. Slang …   Universalium

  • aunt — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old French ante, from Latin amita; akin to Old High German amma mother, nurse, Greek amma nurse Date: 14th century 1. the sister of one s father or mother 2. the wife of one s uncle • aunthood noun • auntlike …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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