from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, characteristic of, or befitting sisters or a sister.
  • adverb As a sister.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a sister; becoming a sister, affectionate

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

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

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

  • adjective like or characteristic of or befitting a sister


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From sister +‎ -ly.



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