Share this entry

Share this page

aunt

Pronunciation: /ænt; ɑːnt/

Translation of aunt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • tía (feminine) Aunt Mary tía Mary my aunt and uncle mis tíos
    Example sentences
    • Our girls need their mothers and fathers, their aunts and uncles, but they need their big sisters too.
    • These are our grandmothers and aunts and uncles and fathers and sisters and cousins and close friends.
    • While her husband survived, she lost her grandmother, her sister, a dozen aunts and uncles, and many cousins.

Definition of aunt in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day papista
adj
papist …
Cultural fact of the day

A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.