Aunt vs Aunthood - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between aunt and aunthood
is that aunt
is a sister or sister-in-law of someone’s parent while aunthood
is the quality or state of being an aunt.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A sister or sister-in-law of someone’s parent.
* 2007 , Nancy Eshelman, A Piece of My Mind: Columns from the Patriot-News , page 35:
(also'' great-aunt ''or grandaunt) A person's grandparent's sister or sister-in-law.
(usually auntie) A grandmother.
An affectionate term for a woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.
- I mentioned another aunt , my late mother's sister, who's about the same age.
* (with regard to gender) uncle
* (with regard to ancestry) niece, nephew
* auntie, aunty
* agony aunt
* big auntie
* little auntie
* mine aunt
The quality or state of being an aunt.