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sister British & World English

A woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents

Sister in sister British & World English

A member of a religious order of women

sister city British & World English

A city that is twinned with another

sister wife British & World English

(In a polygamous society) any of the women married to the same man

full sister British & World English

A sister born of the same mother and father

sob sister British & World English

A female journalist who writes articles with sentimental appeal or answers readers' problems

weak sister British & World English

A weak, ineffectual, or unreliable member of a group

half-sister British & World English

A sister with whom one has only one parent in common

kid sister British & World English

One’s younger sister

sister-german British & World English

A sister sharing both parents with another

sister-in-law British & World English

The sister of one’s wife or husband

Sister of Mercy British & World English

A member of an order of women founded for educational or charitable purposes, especially that founded in Dublin in 1827

lay brother British & World English

A person who has taken the vows of a religious order but is not ordained or obliged to take part in the full cycle of liturgy and is employed in ancillary or manual work

lay sister in lay brother British & World English

A person who has taken the vows of a religious order but is not ordained or obliged to take part in the full cycle of liturgy and is employed in ancillary or manual work

stepsister British & World English

A daughter of one’s step-parent by a marriage other than with one’s own father or mother

soul brother British & World English

Used as a term of address between black men (or women)

soul sister in soul brother British & World English

Used as a term of address between black men (or women)

Hummel, Berta British & World English

(1909–46), German artist and nun; also known as Sister Maria Innocentia. She created the sketches upon which M. I. Hummel figurines, made by the Franz Goebel Company, are based

Sister Maria Innocentia in Hummel, Berta British & World English

(1909–46), German artist and nun; also known as Sister Maria Innocentia. She created the sketches upon which M. I. Hummel figurines, made by the Franz Goebel Company, are based

sister New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(cap. in the title of a nun or nurse)

sister English Thesaurus

I had nine brothers and sisters

sister English-Spanish

hermana

half-sister English-Spanish

hermanastra, media hermana feminine

sister city English-Spanish

ciudad feminine hermana

sob sister English-Spanish

periodista que lleva un consultorio sentimental

half sister in half-sister English-Spanish

hermanastra, media hermana feminine

Sister Petra in sister English-Spanish

la hermana Petra, Sor Petra

my baby brother/sister in baby English-Spanish

mi hermanito/hermanita

full sister/brother in full English-Spanish

hermana/hermano carnal

our sister newspaper in sister English-Spanish

un periódico de nuestro grupo

go with your sister in with English-Spanish

ve con tu hermana, acompaña a tu hermana


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