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also aunt·y  (ăn′tē, än′-)
n. pl. aunt·ies Informal
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(ˈɑːntɪ) or


n, pl -ies
1. a familiar or diminutive word for aunt
2. informal derogatory Austral an older male homosexual


1. (Broadcasting) Brit an informal name for the BBC
2. (Broadcasting) informal Austral the Australian Broadcasting Association
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or aunt•y

(ˈæn ti, ˈɑn-)

n., pl. aunt•ies.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auntie - the sister of your father or motherauntie - the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
grandaunt, great-aunt - an aunt of your father or mother
kinswoman - a female relative
maiden aunt - an unmarried aunt
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고모, 이모
ป้า น้า อาผู้หญิง


aunty [ˈɑːntɪ] N
1. (= relative) → tía f
2. Auntie (Brit) (hum) → la BBC
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


aunty [ˈɑːnti] n
Auntie Nora → tatie Nora, tata Noraau pair [əʊˈpɛər] n (also au pair girl) → jeune fille f au pair
She's an au pair → Elle est jeune fille au pair.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


, aunty
n (esp Brit inf) → Tante f; auntie!Tantchen!; Auntie (Brit hum) → die BBC (britische Rundfunk- und Fernsehanstalt)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


aunty [ˈɑːntɪ] n (fam) → zietta
auntie Jane → zia Jane
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(aːnt) noun
the sister of one's father or mother, or the wife of one's uncle. My Aunt Anne died last week; The child went to the circus with her aunt.
ˈauntie, ˈaunty (ˈaːnti) noun
an aunt. Auntie Jean; Where's your auntie?
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.


عَمَّة /خالة tetička tante Tantchen θείτσα tiíta, tita täti tatie tetica zia おばちゃん 고모, 이모 tante tante ciocia tiazinha, titia тетушка faster ป้า น้า อาผู้หญิง teyze, hala, yenge bác 阿姨
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References in classic literature ?
"Auntie gets more eccentric lately," she said nervously.
Auntie is so odd at times." Gathering up her elegancies, she retired defeated, and, as if her departure had loosed a spring, the front door opened at once.
I couldn't meow that night, becuz auntie was watching me, but I'll meow this time.
Some of them came to see me last Wednesday, but I was lying down, and when auntie came to call me I went under the quilt and pretended to be asleep.
So prim little Ariadne was sent home, and the exhausted aunties left Rose to her own devices for a day or two.
Seeing this, the poor aunties racked their brains for a new amusement and determined to venture a bold stroke, though not very hopeful of its success.
Shall I write the telegram for you, Auntie? If it goes at once Ellen can probably catch tomorrow morning's train." She pronounced the syllables of the name with a peculiar clearness, as if she had tapped on two silver bells.
However often she told herself that she must not get irritable when teaching her nephew, almost every time that, pointer in hand, she sat down to show him the French alphabet, she so longed to pour her own knowledge quickly and easily into the child- who was already afraid that Auntie might at any moment get angry- that at his slightest inattention she trembled, became flustered and heated, raised her voice, and sometimes pulled him by the arm and put him in the corner.
"But I haven't said one solitary thing auntie couldn't have heard," she justified herself.
"No, auntie" this week it is really and truly just impossible, but next week--honest and true!" she insisted as the older woman seconded rather impersonally her son's urgent invitation to chicken and noodles.
Release date- 26082019 - Lancaster, PA - Auntie Anne's, the world's largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, is partnering with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), for the eighth year, to take a stand to end childhood cancer.
Sometime in March 2007, I, with Ate Ballsy, my brother Jim, Lino Rivera and Ben Tangco were in a meeting with Auntie Cory (Aquino) to discuss our projects in the Aquino Foundation.