Definitions

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  • noun The quality or state of being an aunt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But aunthood is a much easier job, and she was a superb aunt.

    Terra Incognita

  • But aunthood is a much easier job, and she was a superb aunt.

    Terra Incognita

  • But aunthood is a much easier job, and she was a superb aunt.

    Terra Incognita

  • Relatives are raising her children as best as they can, trying to fend off her dangerous attempts at “motherhood” and “aunthood”, both ineffective attempts may be causing additional PTSD problems with her children, nieces and nephews.

    The 51st State in the Union: PTSD

  • A few minutes more and the pair in the next arbor separated, the woman departing to purchase the fittings of aunthood, the man remaining to pay the bill.

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

  • Unfortunately for me Aunt Jerusha equipped with that intuitive knowledge of what to do under any given circumstances that invariably goes with the status of maiden-aunthood in its acute stages, now assumed complete control of my destinies; and for a time it looked as though I were in a fair way to become what the great Egyptian ruler,

    The Autobiography of Methuselah

  • Maiden aunthood is an unhappy estate, and grows worse with habit.

    The Whole Family: a Novel by Twelve Authors

  • "It is so seldom that he cuddles that I'll sacrifice myself upon the altar of aunthood.

    At Home with the Jardines

  • I retire from aunthood, you retire from nephewhood, with mutual respect, Is that it? "

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

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