sister


sister
n.

1) a big, older; kid (colloq.), little, younger; twin sister

2) a foster; half sister; stepsister

3) a lay; soul sister

4) a sister to (she was like a sister to us)

* * *
['sɪstə]
half sister
older
soul sister
stepsister
twin sister
younger
kid (colloq.)
a big
a foster
a lay
a sister to (she was like a sister to us)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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