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  • as inkinsman
  • as inkinswoman
  • as inman
  • as inrelative

synonyms for uncle

  • agnate
  • aunt
  • blood
  • brother-in-law
  • cognate
  • connection
  • cousin
  • father
  • father-in-law
  • folk
  • folks
  • grandparents
  • in-laws
  • kin
  • kinsperson
  • kinswoman
  • mother
  • mother-in-law
  • nephew
  • niece
  • relation
  • sib
  • sibling
  • sister-in-law
  • stepbrother
  • stepparent
  • stepsister
  • clansperson
  • great-grandparents
  • brother
  • chap
  • father
  • fellow
  • guy
  • husband
  • son
  • bloke
  • bro
  • cat
  • dude
  • beau
  • boyfriend
  • gentleman
  • gent
  • grandfather
  • nephew
  • papa
  • sir
  • spouse
  • swain
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How to use uncle in a sentence

His mother took him and his two siblings to live with their uncle, John Mercer, a wealthy lawyer who owned one of the largest libraries in Virginia.
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Moreno publicly criticized Mariela Castro after she evoked her to defend the 1959 Cuban revolution that brought her uncle, Fidel Castro, to power.
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According to Thurmond’s testimony, Ellis and Montgomery’s uncle, James Timothy Norman, met at a club where she danced and were previously intimate.
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It was her uncle, Alfredo, who sold me our place nearly 20 years ago.
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The ruse was up when the family moved back to Nigeria, and Oyelowo saw that many of his uncles had the same marks.
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The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
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“It means, my dear, that the Dragoons and the 60th will have to teach these impudent rebels a much-needed lesson,” said her uncle.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He could not bear to open his dreadful situation to his Uncle David, nor to kill himself, nor to defy the vengeance of Longcluse.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Out gets Uncle David, looking brown and healthy after his northern excursion.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Uncle David nodded, and waved his hand, as on entering the door he gave them a farewell smile over his shoulder.
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