Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, characteristic of, or befitting sisters or a sister.
  • adv. As a sister.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to a sister or sisters.
  • adv. In the manner of a sister, behaving as one would expect of a sister; as a sister, as sisters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a sister; becoming a sister, affectionate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a sister.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. like or characteristic of or befitting a sister

Etymologies

From sister +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

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