Definition of kinsman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnzmən
(or kinswoman)

noun (plural kinsmen or kinswomen)

(In anthropological or formal use) one of a person’s blood relations.
More example sentences
  • Their kinswomen and wives kissed them farewell and each gave them their kerchiefs.
  • His kinswoman, the daughter of his half-sister, kept house for a painter who preferred his familiar environment, his familiar accessories and his familiar models, and used them again and again.
  • A relative by blood or marriage; a kinsman or kinswoman.
relative, relation, blood relation/relative, family member, one's own flesh and blood, next of kin; cousin, uncle, nephew, aunt, niece

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