Main meanings of sistering in English

: sistering1sistering2

sistering1

Pronunciation /ˈsɪst(ə)rɪŋ/

noun

rare
  • The action of "sister".

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Southey (1774–1843), poet and reviewer. From sister + -ing.

Main meanings of sistering in English

: sistering1sistering2

sistering2

Pronunciation /ˈsɪst(ə)rɪŋ/

adjective

rare, poetic
  • That has a relationship resembling in some way that of a sister or sisters.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Shakespeare (1564–1616), playwright and poet. From sister + -ing.