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1. son

noun. ['ˈsʌn'] a male human offspring.

Synonyms

  • Jr
  • Junior
  • mama's boy
  • mamma's boy
  • Jnr
  • boy
  • mother's boy
  • male offspring

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • daughter
  • parent
  • female

Etymology

  • sone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunu (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Son

  • puget-1
  • terrebonne
  • simeone
  • overdone
  • mcmunn
  • mcfun
  • homerun
  • undone
  • rerun
  • redone
  • outrun
  • outdone
  • lajeune
  • begun
  • thrun
  • stun
  • spun
  • one
  • hyun
  • grun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • brunn
  • brun
  • bruhn
  • yun
  • youn
  • won
  • tonne
  • ton

Example sentences of the word son


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your boyfriend’s son just poured glue in your new handbag and claims it was just a joke.

Quotes containing the word son


1. You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son.
- Witold Gombrowicz

2. I did nothing to deserve God's love; in fact, I was living as an orphan, without hope. Yet God chose to pursue a relationship with me, and through the death of his son Jesus, I was adopted into God's family.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

3. I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don't know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.
- Isabel Allende

2. son-in-law

noun. ['ˈsʌnɪnˌlɔ'] the husband of your daughter.

Synonyms

  • in-law

3. foster-son

noun. someone who is raised as a son although not related by birth.

Synonyms

  • fosterling
  • foster son
  • foster-child

4. Son

noun. the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus).

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