Definition of kinswoman in English:

kinswoman

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Pronunciation /ˈkinzˌwo͝omən/ /ˈkɪnzˌwʊmən/

nounkinswomen

  • (in anthropological or formal use) a woman who is one of a person's blood relations.

    ‘in her will she left her possessions to friends and kinswomen’
    • ‘They pointed to their linguistic affinities "in convincing colonists to allow their 'kinsmen' to 'return home'".’
    • ‘His distant kinsman, Mr Enfield, tells him a story of a mysterious Mr Hyde.’
    • ‘Rowland Lacy, a kinsman of the earl of Lincoln, loves Rose, the daughter of the lord mayor of London.’
    • ‘On Sundays, Mr Utterson takes walks through the streets of London with Mr. Richard Enfield, a young businessman and distant kinsman.’
    • ‘Moses was delighted when he saw this kinsman, and happily stood opposite him to watch how he behaved.’
    • ‘Cedric and Athelstane discuss the possibility of a Saxon restoration during the upcoming uprising, and the need to start mobilizing and uniting their kinsmen.’
    • ‘So, too, it is with families who through marriage extend their branches to offer protection to kinsmen, all the while remaining firmly rooted in the land.’
    • ‘Alan, in one display of this iconic sign system, explains the sign of crossed sticks with a silver button at their center that he leaves for a kinsman.’
    • ‘He was apprenticed in London to a kinsman who was a draper and a member of the Ironmongers' Company, and later carried on trade there on his own account.’
    • ‘Like his kinsman, he practiced his art with the aid of the portable camera obscura, but his preternatural acuity and immaculate form carried his work to the edge of hallucination.’

Pronunciation

kinswoman

/ˈkinzˌwo͝omən/ /ˈkɪnzˌwʊmən/