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Idioms for uncle
Origin of uncle
OTHER WORDS FROM uncleun·cle·less, adjectiveun·cle·ship, noun
Words nearby uncle
Example sentences from the Web for uncle
His mother took him and his two siblings to live with their uncle, John Mercer, a wealthy lawyer who owned one of the largest libraries in Virginia.Thank This Forgotten Founding Father for Your ‘Pursuit of Happiness’|Nick Fouriezos|September 27, 2020|Ozy
Moreno publicly criticized Mariela Castro after she evoked her to defend the 1959 Cuban revolution that brought her uncle, Fidel Castro, to power.Cuban authorities threaten to arrest LGBTQ activist, journalist|Michael K. Lavers|September 17, 2020|Washington Blade
According to Thurmond’s testimony, Ellis and Montgomery’s uncle, James Timothy Norman, met at a club where she danced and were previously intimate.‘Sweetie Pie’s’ Murder-For-Hire Possibly Caused After $200K Stolen From Robbie Montgomery’s Home|Hope Wright|September 11, 2020|Essence.com
It was her uncle, Alfredo, who sold me our place nearly 20 years ago.Buffett’s big bet on Japan sends global stocks higher|Bernhard Warner|August 31, 2020|Fortune
The ruse was up when the family moved back to Nigeria, and Oyelowo saw that many of his uncles had the same marks.
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
Other words from uncleRelated adjective: avuncular
Word Origin for uncle
Idioms and Phrases with uncle
see cry uncle; Dutch uncle.