Tell her we need to borrow one of her chadri for auntie Malika; tell her we will return it to her in just a few days.
He was the “uncle” just as the BBC is affectionately known as “auntie.”
auntie May looked at it all in quite a discontented fashion.
And so she did, auntie, but I told her to; and wasn't I such a coward for laying it off on little Prudy?
auntie”—eyes and voice were pleading—“auntie, the—the things—this paper says—they never happened, did they?
I don't want anybody but just you, now that auntie Dora is away.
Dear Aunt Ellen and auntie helped with the nursing, and father even stayed home some days to help!
"I think she may come down just for half an hour, auntie," said Hilda, smiling.
Ballure—auntie Nan—his father's death brightened by one hope—the last, but ah!
"So you've begun already," said auntie, laughing, but relieved.
1787, also aunty, familiar diminutive form of aunt. As a form of kindly address to an older woman to whom one is not related, originally in southern U.S., of elderly slave women.
The negro no longer submits with grace to be called "uncle" or "auntie" as of yore. ["Harper's Magazine," October 1883]
Any elderly, esp black, woman (1800s+)
An antimissile missile
[Air Force; fr humorous mispronunciation of anti]