Definition of blood brother in English:

blood brother

Syllabification: blood broth·er


  • 1A brother by birth.
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    • You could be trying to tell me that you are my long lost blood brother and I wouldn't care.
    • They were not blood brother and sister, per se.
    • So in my family up to my 20s, I had a mum, dad, full blood brother and sister, step-mum, step-dad and 6 step-siblings from 3 different marriages.
  • 1.1A man who has sworn to treat another man as a brother, sometimes with a ceremonial mingling of blood.
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    • ‘He's like a blood brother to me, we are his lifeline,’ said the 47-year-old from San Diego.
    • That ability in him also allowed himself and his blood brother Jon, after their political parting, to co-exist without any animosity.
    • But in this New (post-Cold War) World, dogmatism and its blood brother, religious fundamentalism, are thriving as never before.

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