auntie etymology

English word auntie comes from English aunt, English -ie

Detailed word origin of auntie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
aunt English (eng) (affectionate) a woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.. The sister or sister-in-law of one’s parent.
-ie English (eng) (occasionally, sometimes, derogatory) Forming nouns signifying the person associated with suffixed noun or verb.. Forming diminutive or affectionate forms of nouns or names.
auntie English (eng) Term of familiarity or respect for an elderly woman.

Words with the same origin as auntie

Descendants of -ie
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