Aunt in a sentence

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Definition of Aunt

  • The sister of one's father or mother; -- correlative to nephew or niece. Also applied to an uncle's wife.
  • the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle

How to use aunt in a sentence. Aunt pronunciation.

There he learned that, with her aunt, she had left that morning for Alexandria en route to England.
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My aunt has read of you-my cousin-" she paused.
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She told me as far as _Sheer-Lane_, to an Aunt of hers, where she Lodged, and she should be glad of my Company; by which, being confirmed in what I before thought, I bid her go on, and I would follow her, which I also did: and coming to the place said he, I found there an old wither'd Bawd, who presently had us into a Room, and ask'd us what we wou'd drink?
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I told her I cou'd'nt drink, and therefore bid her call her Aunt to drink with her: The old Woman coming in, I bid her sit down, and ask'd her, how long she had follow'd that Trade; What Trade, Sir, says she?
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Of keeping Nieces, said I: For I understand you are this young Woman's Aunt.
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I have followed this Trade of being an Aunt, ever since Age made me uncapable of being a Niece.
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Pray, how many such Aunts have you?
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And Cissy said she must go to the seaside to get over it, and she went off yesterday to Margate to your Aunt Annie's boarding-house, and there she says she shall stay as long as she doesn't feel quite well, and dada has to pay two guineas a week for her.
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And it is worth remembering that when Tolstoi was a young man, his aunt advised him to have an intrigue with a married woman, for the added polish and ease it would give to his manners, just as an American mother sends her boy to dancing-school.
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An aunt, to whom he was devotedly attached, and whom he called "Grandmother," had the main supervision of his education.
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In the midst of his life there he wrote to his aunt, in French, the language of most of their correspondence, "You recall some advice you once gave me-to write novels: well, I am of your opinion, and I am doing literary work.
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His aunt, in whose family he was staying, was a woman who had long lived in habitual intercourse with the unseen world through prayer.
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I communicated the contents of the letter to my aunt; went up in my room and prayed the Lord to be their physician.
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It seemed likely that before long they would have the house to themselves; already Horace had spoken of taking lodgings in a part of London more congruous with the social aspirations encouraged by his aunt, Mrs. Damerel.
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Surely not,-with her brother, her aunt, her lifelong friends the Barmbys, to take thought for her.
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Though I'm only a tiresome old aunt, I feel every bit as anxious for your happiness as if I were your mother-I do indeed, Horace.
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It seemed to him very probable that Nancy would be with her aunt, to confront him.
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At the time of Horace's engagement, Nancy had heard from Mrs. Damerel, and replied to the letter; she remembered her aunt's address, and as the distance was not great, the temptation to go there now proved irresistible.
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In the afternoon I had a visit from my Aunt Lavinia, who sat down with the remark that she would tell me all the news.
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I have an uncle who is a Republican; an aunt who is a Legitimist-and what is still more, a saint; and another uncle who is a Conservative.
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Examples of Aunt

Example #1
He approved her wisdom, he applauded her decision.
Example #2
He went to the hotel.
Example #3
Distance has little to do with understanding or affection.
Example #4
I had an uncle here in the East for twenty-five years, yet I knew him better than all others in the world.
Example #5
I told her what the young Woman pleas'd; who hereupon call'd for a Bottle of Ale.
Example #6
I told her I cou'd'nt drink, and therefore bid her call her Aunt to drink with her: The old Woman coming in, I bid her sit down, and ask'd her, how long she had follow'd that Trade; What Trade, Sir, says she?