Origin of uncle
Related formsun·cle·less, adjectiveun·cle·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for uncle
Same with my uncle and cousins when their planes landed from Vietnam.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The young Jordanian pilot comes from a well-known military family in the kingdom and his uncle is a retired major general.
It reminds me of an uncle of mine who said the London Blitz was irritating.
The uncle told RTL radio Hauchard called his grandmother, ostensibly from Syria, on Nov. 2, for her birthday.Showing the Faces of Its Murderers, ISIS Shows Its Global Reach|Tracy McNicoll|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They were wonderful cooks and had beautiful daughters,” says my uncle.
What if Uncle Josiah had forgotten his engagement, and was 332 not home?Captain Pott's Minister|Francis L. Cooper
If my uncle Doncaster were such a man, I should certainly make up to him greatly!Modern Flirtations|Catherine Sinclair
"You need not be afraid of that any more, Ronnie," his uncle told him calmly.The Kingdom of the Blind|E. Phillips Oppenheim
I would have escaped my uncle, but he waylaid me in the dark at the foot of the stairs.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
Now don't be foolish—stay here with Uncle George and the doctor until you cool down.Kennedy Square|F. Hopkinson Smith
British Dictionary definitions for uncle
Related formsRelated adjective: avuncular
Word Origin for uncle
Idioms and Phrases with uncle
see cry uncle; Dutch uncle.