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Definition of "kinsman" []

  • A male relative. (noun)
  • A man sharing the same racial, cultural, or national background as another. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kinsman" in a sentence
  • "Charles will come together, if they can but shake off wicked Everard, as we call a kinsman, whom Sir Charles has no mind to intro-duce to you, without your leave."
  • "‘Whom do you call kinsman?’ asked old Martin sternly."
  • "'Whom do you call kinsman?' asked old Martin sternly."