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Definitions of sister

  1. ( slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
  2. being associated as a companion or associate; " fellow traveler"; " brother workers"; " sister ship"
  3. a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; " none of her sisters would betray her"
  4. ( Roman Catholic) a title given to a nun ( and used as a form of address); " the Sisters taught her to love God"
  5. sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
  6. ( Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun ( and used as a form of address); " the Sisters taught her to love God"
  7. A female who has the same parents with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more definitely called a half sister. The correlative of brother.
  8. A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with, another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or community.
  9. To be sister to; to resemble closely.
  10. One of the same kind, or of the same condition; - generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits.
  11. A female born of the same parents as another person; a woman of the same religious society, order, or community; nun: half sister, a female having one parent in common with another person.
  12. Sisterly.
  13. A female born of the same parents: a female closely allied to or associated with another.
  14. Female born of the same parents, or belonging to the same association.
  15. A woman or girl allied by some association, as a nun.
  16. A female born of the same parents as another; a female fellow- Christian; a female of the same society, as a nun; one of the same kind.
  17. A female born of the same parents- the male is called a brother; a woman of the same faith or of the same society.

Usage examples for sister

  1. " Indeed no such thing," said Miss Bird, " I said to my sister and she will bear witness good- looking yes but not a match in looks for my darling Joan and glad I am now that I said it." – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  2. And for your brother and sister? – The-Chaperon by James, Henry
  3. My sister is away from home. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  4. All's well, my sister! – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  5. He called the Professor; a sister answered him. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  6. This is her sister. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  7. I will not go without my sister! – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  8. I've got a mother and a sister myself." – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  9. " I'll be your sister for this. – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  10. I am your sister. – Maggie Miller by Mary J. Holmes
  11. She was getting to be so very much more Joe's sister. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  12. The sister replied: I do not say no, my brother, to what you desire. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  13. It was a day something like this when my sister was married. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  14. I'm afraid so, little sister. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  15. What about your sister? – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  16. He was pleased to have his sister- in- law home again. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  17. I don't know, of course, but his sister can't stand him. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  18. How much of all this story was known to your sister Marion? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  19. So your sister doesn't like me? – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  20. Mr Ruddle and Mr Lister were in it, with Miss Carr and her sister. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
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