auntie

or aunt·y

[ an-tee, ahn- ]
/ ˈæn ti, ˈɑn- /

noun

Informal. aunt.

Origin of auntie

First recorded in 1785–95; aunt + -ie

Can be confused

ante ante- anti- auntie
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British Dictionary definitions for auntie (1 of 2)

auntie

aunty

/ (ˈɑːntɪ) /

noun plural -ies

a familiar or diminutive word for aunt
Australian informal, derogatory an older male homosexual

British Dictionary definitions for auntie (2 of 2)

Auntie

/ (ˈɑːntɪ) /

noun

British an informal name for the BBC
Australian informal the Australian Broadcasting Association
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