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Definition of "sib" [sib]

  • A blood relation; a relative. (noun)
  • A person's relatives considered as a group; kinfolk. (noun)
  • A brother or sister; a sibling. (noun)
  • Anthropology A kinship group consisting of two or more lineages considered as being related, as by common descent from a mythic ancestor. (noun)
  • Related by blood; kindred. (adjective)

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 "sib" in a sentence
  • "| Reply | Permalink in the above post, I meant "sib" - good analysis to you both."
  • ""That devil you called your sib's granddaughter, General."
  • "My sib is a really good cook; what he cooks isn't fancy, but it's really, really good."