a brother or sister.
Anthropology. a comember of a sib, a unilateral descent group thought to share kinship through a common ancestor.
of or relating to a brother or sister: sibling rivalry.
- half-sibling, noun
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How to use sibling in a sentence
Only real-world experience with the Z Fold2 will tell if these durability and usability improvements can justify the $2,000 price tag, but—at least on paper—this version seems more ready for the real world than its older sibling.Small upgrades could make for big improvements in Samsung’s latest folding smartphone | Stan Horaczek | September 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
When he and his siblings received a call from the hospital only 23 hours after she was admitted, informing them there was nothing more doctors could do, they were devastated.
These monkeys had daily separation from siblings and no access to mom during that hour.A bit of stress may help young people build resilience | Esther Landhuis | August 27, 2020 | Science News For Students
They spent an hour a day away from their siblings on 10 straight days.A bit of stress may help young people build resilience | Esther Landhuis | August 27, 2020 | Science News For Students
The team found that older chicks preferentially shared food with the younger siblings that extensively groomed them.Barn owlets share food with their younger siblings in exchange for grooming | Pratik Pawar | June 16, 2020 | Science News
They also allege their children are not in fact siblings, despite having been told they were.
They are also claiming that the purported siblings are not actually related.Couple Sues Over Russian ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Adoption of Disabled Kids | Tina Traster | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He won a ticket to college on a basketball scholarship but had to drop out to support his siblings.
Her official residence is the New Orleans house she and her siblings grew up in – the home where her parents still live.
It has been helping connect paternal half-siblings with each other and their donors since 2000.
My love to Mama, the siblings and yourself and kindly regards to the great magnate.Greener Than You Think | Ward Moore
Any of the standard texts on psychodynamics in education will show you the pitfalls to avoid when dealing with identical siblings.Anything You Can Do ... | Gordon Randall Garrett
These legacies were never paid in full, an omission which further widened the gap between him and his siblings.Salona, Fairfax County, Virginia | Ellen Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for sibling
a person's brother or sister
(as modifier): sibling rivalry
any fellow member of a sib
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