Need another word that means the same as “aunt”? Find 16 synonyms and 30 related words for “aunt” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Aunt” are: auntie, aunty, relative, relation, blood relation, blood relative, family member, companion, duenna, protectress, escort, governess, nursemaid, keeper, protector, bodyguard
Aunt as a Noun
Definitions of "Aunt" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “aunt” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An unrelated adult female friend, especially of a child.
- The sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.
- The sister of one's father or mother or the wife of one's uncle.
Synonyms of "Aunt" as a noun (16 Words)
|aunty||The sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.|
|blood relation||The descendants of one individual.|
|blood relative||A dissolute man in fashionable society.|
|bodyguard||A group of men who escort and protect some important person.|
|companion||A book that provides information about a particular subject.|
|duenna||A woman chaperon.|
|family member||A person having kinship with another or others.|
|governess||(especially in former times) a woman employed to teach children in a private household.|
|keeper||A bar of soft iron placed across the poles of a horseshoe magnet to maintain its strength.|
Am I my brother s keeper.
|nursemaid||A woman or girl employed to look after a young child or children.|
|protector||A regent in charge of a kingdom during the minority, absence, or incapacity of the sovereign.|
|protectress||A female protector.|
|relation||The action of telling a story.|
They can take vows of chastity and give up sexual relations entirely.
|relative||A relative pronoun determiner or adverb.|
Much of my time is spent visiting relatives.
Usage Examples of "Aunt" as a noun
- She was brought up by her aunt and uncle.
Associations of "Aunt" (30 Words)
|avuncular||Kind and friendly towards a younger or less experienced person.|
He was avuncular reassuring and trustworthy.
|brother||A member of a religious order of men.|
My brother still lives with our parents.
|buddy||A working companion with whom close cooperation is required.|
I m working on it buddy.
|comrade||Used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement.|
|cousin||A person in one’s wider extended family, to whom one is not closely related.|
Our American cousins.
|crony||A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.|
He went gambling with his cronies.
His dad was with him.
|daughter||A thing personified as a daughter in relation to its origin or source.|
Italian the eldest daughter of ancient Latin.
|elder||A person who is older than you are.|
My elder daughter.
|familial||Relating to or having the characteristics of a family.|
|family||A group of peoples from a common stock.|
The family refused to accept his will.
|father||A male parent also used as a term of address to your father.|
John fathered four daughters.
|grandparent||A parent of one’s father or mother; a grandmother or grandfather.|
It must be a great blessing to have Chloe s grandparents living nearby.
|man||A manservant or valet.|
The army will make a man of you.
|maternal||Relating to or derived from one’s mother.|
My maternal grandfather.
|mom||Informal terms for a mother.|
My mom gave us each a slice of pizza.
|mommy||One’s mother (chiefly as a child’s term).|
|mother||Care for like a mother.|
She didn t know how to mother my brother and he was very sensitive.
|nephew||A son of your brother or sister.|
|niece||A daughter of your brother or sister.|
|parent||Be or act as a parent to a child.|
His adoptive parents.
|paternal||Related through the father.|
A paternal aunt.
|procreate||(of people or animals) produce young; reproduce.|
Species that procreate by copulation.
|progeny||The immediate descendants of a person.|
Shorthorn cattle are highly effective in bestowing their characteristics on their progeny.
|relationship||A relation between people relationship is often used where relation would serve as in the relationship between inflation and unemployment but the preferred usage of relationship is for human relations or states of relatedness.|
The study will assess the relationship between unemployment and political attitudes.
|sibling||A person’s brother or sister.|
|sister||A woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents.|
My sister married a musician.
|sisterhood||The kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings.|
Much of sisterhood is about sharing lipsticks.
|twin||Give birth to twins.|
We have twin and three bedded rooms.
|uncle||A source of help and advice and encouragement.|
He visited his uncle.