from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characteristic of a maternal aunt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or in the manner of, an aunt; feminine version of avuncular


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  • I've never understood why this word is relatively obscure, while everyone knows what avuncular means

    January 30, 2007

  • It's somewhat clunky to say.

    October 11, 2007

  • And avuncular is way cooler.

    October 12, 2007

  • Having the characteristics or qualities of an aunt.

    May 2, 2009