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1. great-uncle

noun. an uncle of your father or mother.

Synonyms

  • granduncle

Antonyms

  • kinswoman
  • aunty

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Words that Rhyme with Great Uncle

  • granduncle
  • runkle
  • runkel
  • runckel
  • kunkle
  • kunkel
  • hunkele
  • gunkel
  • dunkle
  • dunkel
  • dunckel

2. great-niece

noun. a daughter of your niece or nephew.

Synonyms

  • niece

Antonyms

  • kinsman
  • grandnephew

3. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind.

Synonyms

  • large

Antonyms

  • little
  • wicked

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] of major significance or importance.

Synonyms

  • outstanding
  • important

Antonyms

  • evil
  • immoral
  • evilness

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect.

Antonyms

  • unkindness

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. uncle

noun. ['ˈʌŋkəl'] the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt.

Synonyms

  • kinsman
  • great-uncle

Antonyms

  • female sibling
  • niece
  • captor

Etymology

  • uncle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • uncle (Anglo-Norman)

7. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] very good.

Synonyms

  • slap-up
  • good
  • bully
  • bang-up
  • cracking
  • dandy
  • corking
  • groovy
  • neat
  • nifty
  • peachy
  • keen
  • not bad
  • swell

Antonyms

  • worst
  • export
  • import
  • natural object

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. uncle

noun. ['ˈʌŋkəl'] a source of help and advice and encouragement.

Synonyms

  • helper

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • kinswoman

Etymology

  • uncle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • uncle (Anglo-Norman)

9. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] uppercase.

Synonyms

  • capital
  • majuscule

Antonyms

  • unrighteous
  • unworthy
  • wrong

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] in an advanced stage of pregnancy.

Synonyms

  • expectant
  • big
  • large
  • pregnant
  • gravid
  • with child
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • disobedient
  • worse
  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word great-uncle


1. Noun Phrase
If your grandmother or great uncle lives nearby or has someone to accompany them, offer two tickets to a concert, movie, lecture or ballgame.

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