Origin of son
Related formsson·less, adjectiveson·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for sons
How many husbands, wives, sons, and daughters have we lost to a broken system?Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I know that I cannot carry a gun in public and neither can my sons, even if it is a toy.
Both the Ramos sons squeezed their eyes and lowered their heads, doing their best not to cry.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That goodness steered him clear of the Sex Boys, the Crazy Homicides, the Sons of Nuns, and the other gangs of East New York.
He would talk to Mecallari and the staff about what was of paramount importance to him, his two sons.
I could feel, in the cottage of such a peasant, and seated beside such men as his two sons, the full force of the remark.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2|Alexander Leighton
The sons especially do not give her the respect that was once her unquestioned due.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
His sons rejoice that "His draughts no sensuall waters ever stain'd."Francis Beaumont: Dramatist|Charles Mills Gayley
The family consisted of eleven children, five sons and six daughters, of whom Brigham was the ninth.The Story of the Mormons|William Alexander Linn
If perchance the mother also possessed an inheritance that was also divided among the sons to the exclusion of daughters.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
British Dictionary definitions for sons (1 of 2)
Related formsRelated adjective: filial
Derived Formssonless, adjectivesonlike, adjective
Word Origin for son
British Dictionary definitions for sons (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with sons
In addition to the idiom beginning with son
- song and dance
- son of a bitch
- favorite son
- like father, like son