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  • noun The sister of someone's stepmother or stepfather.
  • noun The stepsister of someone's mother or father.

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Examples

  • Her step-aunt uses her as a servant in return for her room and board, while her spineless uncle looks on.

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  • I really noticed it when I went over to my step-aunt cathy's house.

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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Haddock says Shannon was found in a box under the bed of Susan Baker, her step-aunt.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2009

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Haddock says Shannon was found in a box under the bed of Susan Baker, her step-aunt.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2009

  • I was reaquainted with a step-aunt I hadn't seen since childhood at my Grandfather's funeral last week and upon determining that I was the oldest and my taller sister was younger, she commented, "O, you're the one who always had her nose in a book."

    I hope if you're a loner, you're a true loner and not a pseudo-loner.

  • Tabitha had a step-aunt, too, Felicia Hart, and an uncle, David Morgenstern.

    Grave Surprise

  • And she looked so little and so old and so frumpy -- she'd been sewing all day for my beastly step-aunt and I'd been trying all day to get the courage to -- to -- "the girl's tears were streaming now and she didn't bother to wipe them away, she seemed utterly unashamed of them," to get rid of myself.

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  • Impractical as the "beastly step-aunt" had proclaimed her to be

    Little Miss By-The-Day

  • I've experience you know, my beastly step-aunt does make a good thing of it.

    Little Miss By-The-Day

  • I don't think she'll split on me, and I hope she'll square things with my step-aunt. 'jock's face beamed again now.

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