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1. sisterly

adjective. like or characteristic of or befitting a sister.

Synonyms

  • sisterlike

Antonyms

  • brotherlike
  • fraternal

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sister (English)
  • sister (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word sisterly


1. Adjective
Remind everyone that it's the sisterly thing to do to stick around afterward for the cleanup.

2. Adverb
Don’t get too personal and reveal sisterly “secrets.”

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