How to use auntie in a sentence
They passed the time together playing Monopoly and Dominoes and praying with their extended family of aunties and cousins over Zoom.The First Year of COVID: Half of San Diego Pandemic Deaths Were Immigrants | Will Huntsberry, Jesse Marx and Bella Ross | December 1, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
She would have loved being an auntie, a wry, petit muse who knew all about cars and horses.
Still, fruit sellers would vouch for a ritualistic summer-end scramble, where bag-swinging uncles and aunties jostle to scoop up the final evidence of a bountiful season.
My uncle and auntie farmed dairy cows a few miles away from us on better ground, and they were way more modern and way bigger than we were.American Agriculture Almost Ruined My Little English Farm. Now I'm Trying to Save It | James Rebanks | August 5, 2021 | Time
A lot of my aunties and my uncles and my grandparents sing, so, you know.
He was the “uncle” just as the BBC is affectionately known as “auntie.”Jimmy Savile Sex-Abuse Scandal Taints Entire Era in Britain | Peter Jukes | October 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.
Jean must be very quiet and drink up his milk quietly like a hero because auntie was suffering.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Your auntie's health is very poor, and she is tired of the responsibility of farming; so we'll relieve her.The value of a praying mother | Isabel C. Byrum
We had a great feast when it was done, and I read them a kind of lecture, which I dare say auntie will have, and can let you see.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
"Why, auntie, those Arnold boys are not nice at all; we couldn't have them in our garden," cried Louise.The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
I thocht Johnny said to ye 'at it was for a present to Chirsty's auntie?A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
British Dictionary definitions for auntie (1 of 2)
a familiar or diminutive word for aunt
Australian informal, derogatory an older male homosexual
British Dictionary definitions for Auntie (2 of 2)
British an informal name for the BBC
Australian informal the Australian Broadcasting Association
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