Meaning of aunt-like in English:

aunt-like

adjective

  • Resembling, characteristic of, or befitting an aunt; (often) specifically kindly and caring towards a younger or less experienced person or group.

Pronunciation

aunt-like

/ˈɑːntlʌɪk/ /ˈantlʌɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Morning Post. From aunt + -like.