noun (plural kinsmen)
(In anthropological or formal use) a man who is one of a person’s blood relations.
More example sentences
- 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.