Definition of kinsman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkinzmən/

noun (plural kinsmen)

(In anthropological or formal use) a man who is one of a person’s blood relations.
Example sentences
  • The death of any kinsman or woman from any cause might give rise to the hope of their spirit being reincarnated.
  • Male sanguma are kept with their kinsmen where they will be given every consideration so that they will not again wish to harm one of their kinsfolk.
  • But when the pair finally met up with their enamored young kinsman, he was in no mood for fighting.
relative, relation, family member;

Words that rhyme with kinsman


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Syllabification: kins·man

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