noun (plural kinsmen or kinswomen)
(In anthropological or formal use) one of a person’s blood relations.
More example sentences
- Their kinswomen and wives kissed them farewell and each gave them their kerchiefs.
- His kinswoman, the daughter of his half-sister, kept house for a painter who preferred his familiar environment, his familiar accessories and his familiar models, and used them again and again.
- A relative by blood or marriage; a kinsman or kinswoman.