Sister

  • (noun): A female person who has the same parents as another person.
    Example: "My sister married a musician"
    Synonyms: sis
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sister:

The Singing Nun
... as The Singing Nun, was a Belgian Religious Sister, a member (as Sister Luc Gabriel) of the Dominican Order in Belgium ... She became internationally famous in 1963 as Sœur Sourire (Sister Smile) when she scored a hit with the French-language song "Dominique" ...
Hirado, Nagasaki - Sister City Relations
... Hirado has one sister city in Japan and two friendships outside Japan ... Zentsūji, Kagawa (Sister city) Nan'an, Fujian, China (Friendship city) Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland (Friendship city) ...
Himeji, Hyōgo - International Relations
... Himeji has sister city relationships with six international sister cities and two Japanese cities, as well as a sister castle located in France ...
Wellington City - Sister-city Relationships
... Sister cities Beijing, People's Republic of China Xiamen, Fujian, People's Republic of China Sakai, Osaka, Japan Montevideo, Uruguay Historical sister cities Harrogate, England, United Kingdom Hania, Crete, Greece ...
Nately's Whore - The Kid Sister
... Nately's Whore's Kid Sister is another character in Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 ... to her in terms of her relationship with her sister, even though she is specifically mentioned more than once ... having sex as the little girl wants to become a prostitute like her sister ...

More definitions of "sister":

  • (noun): A female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group.
    Example: "None of her sisters would betray her"
  • (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address).
    Example: "The Sisters taught her to love God"
  • (noun): Sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.
    Synonyms: baby

Famous quotes containing the word sister:

    Surely a gentle sister is the second best gift to a man; and it is first in point of occurrence; for the wife comes after.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 10:40.

    Martha to Jesus.

    I said in my novel that the clergyman is a kind of human Sunday. Jones and I settled that my sister May was a kind of human Good Friday and Mrs. Bovill an Easter Monday or some other Bank Holiday.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)