half sister


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half sister

n.
A sister to whom one is biologically related through one parent only.
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half′ sis`ter


n.
a female sibling related through one parent only.
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Noun1.half sister - a sister who has only one parent in common with youhalf sister - a sister who has only one parent in common with you
sis, sister - a female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"
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References in classic literature ?
It was very well known that no affection was ever supposed to exist between the children of any man by different marriages; and why was he to ruin himself, and their poor little Harry, by giving away all his money to his half sisters?
Si nger Demi Lovato says she recently got to know that she has a half sister, who is elder to her.
Alexandros Kyriacou, who is being treated for multiple head injuries and internal bleeding, had been under the supervision of his 20-year-old half sister at the time of the accident.