Cousin

[k_ˈʌ_z_ə_n], [kˈʌzən], [kˈʌzən]

Definitions of cousin:

  1.   The son or daughter of an uncle or aunt; any relation more distant than a brother or sister; title of address used by a king to his nobles.
  2.   Allied; akin.
  3.   Cousinly.
  4.   The son or daughter of an uncle or aunt; a distant relative.
  5.   The son or daughter of an uncle or aunt; a title given by a king to a nobleman. Cousins- german, the children of brothers or sisters.
  6.   the child of your aunt or uncle
  7.   The child of an uncle or aunt, or a descendant of one so related.
  8.   The child of an uncle or aunt; collateral relation.
  9.   A title formerly given by a king to a nobleman, particularly to those of the council. In English writs, etc., issued by the crown, it signifies any earl.
  10.   Formerly, a kinsman generally: now, the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt.
  11.   One collaterally related more remotely than a brother or sister; especially, the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt.

Quotes for cousin:

  1. But audio is a component of video, so there's always been that anyway, and although we've never expressed a visual side apart from the Grateful Dead movie, I don't find it that remote, you know what I mean? It's a departure of sorts, but it's like a first cousin – Jerry Garcia
  2. Dread lord and cousin may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune. – Owen Glendower
  3. No adult in my family would ever tell me anything about who my father was. I knew from an older cousin only four years older than I am- everything, or what little I could discover about him. – John Irving
  4. Carl, Dennis and Brian are brothers, and Mike Love's a cousin – Bruce Johnston
  5. My cousin Malcolm Lee is also a filmmaker. – Spike Lee
  6. My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles. We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi, who happens to be my wife's cousin and who I admire greatly. I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more spiritual than religious. – Leonard Nimoy
  7. Improvisation is almost like the retarded cousin in the comedy world. We've been trying forever to get improvisation on TV. It's just like stand -up. It's best when it's just left alone. It doesn't translate always on TV. It's best live. – Amy Poehler
  8. When I was in kindergarten, I had one line in a little play. I said, I am Patrick Potato and this is my cousin Mrs. Tomato, and I heard laughter. I wanted to be an actress from that moment on. – Doris Roberts
  9. My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord- he wants Milan, and so do I. – King Charles V
  10. I had heard before that there were rumors I was gay. It's funny. My cousin gets his hair cut at this place, and one of the guys there told him that Scott Wolf was gay. He didn't realize that he was my cousin – Scott Wolf

Usage examples for cousin:

  1. “ " Do go along with you, cousin John," she answered. ” – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  2. Then tell me when my cousin Felicity is coming back? ” – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  3. Cousin Rose, so'm I! ” – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  4. “ I will run over the world, but I will find my dear cousin – The Pilgrims Of The Rhine by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. “ " As far as I can tell, I think I am better than some people; but really, cousin I don't trust my own judgment in this matter," said Alice. ” – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  6. My cousin thinks I had better stay here a few days." ” – Four Meetings by Henry James
  7. “ " That is nothing at all new in Tiddy's life," said Gail's cousin – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  8. “ I heard about it from one of our girls here- a cousin of Tim's. ” – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  9. That is because she is your cousin and he- he is nothing to you. ” – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. Cousin E. E. laughed. ” – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  11. You know it as well as I, or you should know it, for I believe your mother was my father's cousin – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  12. “ " He's not my cousin but some one whom I would give my life to save. ” – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  13. My cousin 's dead. ” – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  14. Will the cousin help her? ” – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  15. Can you find Cousin Phoebe to- night? ” – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  16. “ " But it doesn't look so from my window," said his cousin – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  17. Have you spoken to your cousin – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  18. You are here with cousin Ellen, darling, don't you know? ” – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  19. “ I dare say you know my cousin – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. She is alone there in that wing of the house- even her cousin who was with her, was obliged to leave her three days ago. ” – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope

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Idioms for cousin:

  • a kissing cousin
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