Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of great-aunt.

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Examples

  • When I was young, you never saw grandmothers or great-aunts in anything other than housedresses when they were at home.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • I think my grandmother has some friends, and I'm pretty darn sure I have some great-aunts, who believe with all their hearts that there are some cookies that I secretly wanted in 1983, and I was just being shy, or trying to be polite, or it was an attempt to look like those silly stick-thin fashion models, or something inexplicable about Kids These Days or my own personal quirks.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • "We had black-and-white photographs of all the dead aunts and grandmothers and great-aunts hanging in the hallway of our second floor," she writes.

    Two books on women fighting cancer, reviewed by Nora Krug

  • That moment, my great-aunts gasp of shock and joy, is burned into my heart and soul.

    If Prayers Were Horses, Grievers Would Ride - Her Bad Mother

  • "We had black-and-white photographs of all the dead aunts and grandmothers and great-aunts hanging in the hallway of our second floor," she writes.

    Two books on women fighting cancer, reviewed by Nora Krug

  • And only two weeks until the annual family weekend, this time with the addition of Remco's great-aunts.

    early weekly

  • This year remco's two great-aunts were also invited, because they are family too.

    early weekly

  • The truth was, I wanted to show off my three young men, to parade them before their great-aunts and great-uncles and make their grandparents proud.

    Suits you, young sirs

  • And only two weeks until the annual family weekend, this time with the addition of Remco's great-aunts.

    early weekly

  • This year remco's two great-aunts were also invited, because they are family too.

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