Brother and Sister


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Brother noun – A male with the same parents as someone else.
Usage example: my brother still lives with our parents

Sister is an antonym for brother in male sibling topic.
Nearby Words: brotherhood, brotherly
Antonyms for Brother


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Sister noun – A female person who has the same parents as another person.
Usage example: my sister married a musician

Brother is an antonym for sister.
Nearby Words: sisterhood, sisterly
Antonyms for Sister
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How words are described

beloved beloved brother beloved sister
like like brother like sister
old old brother old sister
identical identical brother identical sister
Other adjectives: foster, dead, actual, real, big, evil, little, young, new, elder, deceased, late, twin, surrogate, estranged, older, teenage, adoptive, biological, eldest, younger, oldest, youngest.

Both words in one sentence

  • Possibly a Belated Happy Ending as the next play in the trilogy, The Lieutenant of Inishmore introduces Mairead and Davey Claven, a sister/brother duo with personalities eerily similar to Helen and her brother Bartley respectively.
  • In the book of Genesis, Eve was made from Adam's rib, so unless God worked some additional magic, they were brother/sister in a cloning sense.
  • Axis Powers Hetalia has both the traditional brother/sister version and a Ho Yay one.
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