foster brother

  1. a boy brought up with another child of different parents.

Origin of foster brother

before 1000; Middle English; Old English fōster brōthor

Words Nearby foster brother Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use foster brother in a sentence

  • So he rode home to call Virginia City, to ask for his foster brother-in-law.

    The Ballad of Johnny France | Richard Ben Cramer | January 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The hound followed Bruce, who gradually dispersed his company,66 at last keeping only his foster-brother with him.

    King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
  • He then killed his own two pursuers, while his foster-brother despatched the only one remaining.

    King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
  • "It doesn't seem like it, Job," said Alice sadly, and looked with distress on the splendid figure of her foster-brother.

    A Son of Perdition | Fergus Hume
  • The count drew up a butaca, sat down opposite Valentine, took a cigar from the case his foster brother handed him, and lit it.

    The Gold-Seekers | Gustave Aimard
  • Louis was too well acquainted with his foster brother's firm and resolute character to try and combat his will.

    The Gold-Seekers | Gustave Aimard