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1. niece

noun. ['ˈniːs'] a daughter of your brother or sister.

Synonyms

  • grandniece
  • great-niece

Antonyms

  • uncle
  • male sibling
  • kinsman

Etymology

  • nece (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nece (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Niece

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  • vantreese
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  • reserveese
  • kilcrease
  • gilcrease
  • chambless
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  • raptis
  • patrice
  • mcneice
  • mcneese
  • mcneece
  • mccleese
  • markese
  • magness
  • increase
  • devries
  • decrease
  • clarisse
  • caprice
  • brocious
  • vanness
  • tunis
  • shenice
  • release
  • ravi's
  • police
  • patese
  • maurice

How do you pronounce niece?

Pronounce niece as nis.

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Sentences with niece


1. Noun, singular or mass
Review your bank account statements and decide how much money you want to leave to each niece and nephew.

2. Adjective
A qualifying child can be a grandchild, stepchild, younger sibling, or a niece or nephew.

Quotes about niece


1. I don't know if One Direction will stand the test of time. I have a niece who goes crazy for them. But the only way to judge art is to wait and see if it becomes evergreen. This takes a bit of time. Adele is a very good musician and I'd like to sing with her. But, again, time will tell if her music will become evergreen.
- Andrea Bocelli

2. I have a 6-year-old niece who doesn't look like the majority of girls on the covers of magazines. I hope that by the time she's 16, the world will have changed.
- Prabal Gurung

3. LEONATOWell, niece, I hope to see you one day fitted with a husband.BEATRICENot till God make men of some other metal than earth. Would it not grieve a woman to be overmastered with a pierce of valiant dust? to make an account of her life to a clod of wayward marl? No, uncle, I'll none: Adam's sons are my brethren; and, truly, I hold it a sin to match in my kindred.
- William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

2. great-niece

noun. a daughter of your niece or nephew.

Synonyms

  • niece

Antonyms

  • kinsman
  • grandnephew
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