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1. sister

noun. ['ˈsɪstɝ'] a female person who has the same parents as another person.

Synonyms

  • little sister
  • half-sister
  • stepsister
  • female sibling
  • sis
  • half sister

Antonyms

  • male sibling
  • undershoot
  • hit
  • success

Etymology

  • sister (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sister

  • transistor
  • twister
  • brister
  • blister
  • rister
  • pistor
  • pfister
  • mr.
  • mister
  • lyster
  • lister
  • kister
  • hyster
  • fister
  • istre

How do you pronounce sister?

Pronounce sister as ˈsɪstər.

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Sentences with sister


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bringing a new baby home can be quite a transition for an older sister.

2. Adjective
Glue the opposite end of the floss to the sister side of the tower at the opposite end.

Quotes about sister


1. When I was 4 years old, my brother and sister died of hunger, so I achieved my success through confidence, self-motivation and my hard work.
- Chen Guangbiao

2. What's this?"he demanded, looking from Clary to his companions, as if they might know what she was doing there."It's a girl,"Jace said,recovering his composure. "Surely you've seen girls before, Alec. Your sister Isabelle is one.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?
- Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

2. foster-sister

noun. your foster sister is a female who is not a daughter of your parents but who is raised by your parents.

Synonyms

  • foster sister
  • female person

Antonyms

  • male child
  • man
  • boy

3. half-sister

noun. a sister who has only one parent in common with you.

Synonyms

  • stepsister
  • sis
  • half sister

Antonyms

  • male sibling
  • nonmember
  • little brother
  • half brother

Etymology

  • half-suster (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sister-in-law

noun. ['ˈsɪstɝɪnˌlɔ'] the sister of your spouse.

Synonyms

  • in-law

5. sister

noun. ['ˈsɪstɝ'] (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.

Synonyms

  • missy
  • fille
  • babe
  • young woman
  • girl
  • baby
  • young lady

Antonyms

  • mind
  • attend to
  • succeed
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • sister (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sister

noun. ['ˈsɪstɝ'] a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group.

Synonyms

  • Beguine
  • fellow member
  • member

Antonyms

  • attend
  • have
  • include
  • overshoot

Etymology

  • sister (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. Sister

noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address).

Synonyms

  • nun
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