Brother

  • (noun): Used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement.
    Synonyms: comrade
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on brother, brothers:

Antiphus
... With his brother Pheidippus, Antiphus lead the forces of Calydnae, Cos, Carpathus, Casus and Nisyrus on the side of the Greeks against Troy ... Antiphus, son of Myrmidon and Peisidice, brother of Actor ... Antiphus of Maeonia, son of Talaemenes and brother of Mesthles both he and his brother were allies of Priam in the Trojan War ...
Karen Carpenter - Early Life
... Karen's brother, Richard, developed an interest in music at an early age, becoming a piano prodigy ... The conductor (who had previously taught her older brother) gave her the glockenspiel, an instrument she disliked ... She and her brother made their first recordings in 1965 and 1966 ...
Jerry Quarry - Physical and Mental Decline
... and had to be cared for by relatives, mainly his brother James - the only one of the four Quarry brothers not to box professionally ... Jerry's brother, Mike, who had contended for the light-heavyweight championship, was himself disabled by pugilistic dementia in later life and died as a result on June 11 ... Another brother, Bobby, suffers from Parkinson's disease, believed to be the result of his own, less-heralded heavyweight boxing career ...
Jake And Dinos Chapman - Lives and Careers - Big Brother
... It was announced in December 2007 that the brothers would play Big Brother during 2008's Big Brother Celebrity Hijack ...
Plexippus
... refers to A son of Thestius, who, together with his brother Toxeus, participated in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar ... A son of Phineus and Cleopatra, brother of Pandion ... He and his brother were blinded by Phineus at the instigation of their stepmother Idaea ...

More definitions of "brother":

  • (noun): A male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion of other group).
    Example: "None of his brothers would betray him"
  • (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address.
    Example: "A Benedictine Brother"
  • (noun): A male with the same parents as someone else.
    Example: "My brother still lives with our parents"
    Synonyms: blood brother

Famous quotes containing the word brother:

    A gorgeous example of denial is the story about the little girl who was notified that a baby brother or sister was on the way. She listened in thoughtful silence, then raised her gaze from her mother’s belly to her eyes and said, “Yes, but who will be the new baby’s mommy?”
    Judith Viorst (20th century)

    ‘Thou art none of mine, brother Lazarus,
    That lies begging at my gate.
    No meat, no drink, will I give thee,
    For Jesus Christ his sake.’
    Unknown. Dives and Lazarus (l. 13–16)

    It always seems to the brothers and the father that their brother or son didn’t marry the right person.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)