noun (plural kinsmen)
(In anthropological or formal use) a man who is one of a person’s blood relations.
- They pointed to their linguistic affinities "in convincing colonists to allow their 'kinsmen' to 'return home'".
- His distant kinsman, Mr Enfield, tells him a story of a mysterious Mr Hyde.
- Rowland Lacy, a kinsman of the earl of Lincoln, loves Rose, the daughter of the lord mayor of London.
Words that rhyme with kinsmankinsmen
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.