Associations to the word «Sister»


SISTER, noun. A daughter of the same parents as another person; a female sibling.
SISTER, noun. A female member of a religious community; a nun.
SISTER, noun. (British) A senior or supervisory nurse, often in a hospital.
SISTER, noun. Any woman or girl with whom a bond is felt through common membership of a race, profession, religion or organization, such as feminism.
SISTER, noun. (slang) A black woman.
SISTER, noun. (informal) A form of address to a woman.
SISTER, noun. A woman, in certain labour or socialist circles; also as a form of address.
SISTER, noun. (attributively) Of or relating to an entity that has a special or affectionate, non-hierachical relationship with another.
SISTER, noun. (usually attributively) In the same class.
SISTER, verb. (transitive) (construction) To strengthen (a supporting beam) by fastening a second beam alongside it.
SISTER, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To be sister to; to resemble closely.
SISTER, noun. Title of respect for an adult female member of a religious or fraternal order.
SISTER, noun. Formal title for any female member of a religious or fraternal organization. (Compare Miss.)
SISTER, noun. An informal title used as part of another moniker:
SISTER ACT, noun. (slang) group sex involving two or more sisters (female siblings of each other) with one or more men.
SISTER ACTS, noun. Plural of sister act
SISTER BLOCK, noun. (nautical) A tackle block having two sheaves, one above the other.
SISTER BLOCKS, noun. Plural of sister block
SISTER CHROMATID, noun. (genetics) either of the two chromatids of a chromosome
SISTER CHROMATID COHESION, noun. (genetics) The coupling of replicated sister chromatids along the whole length of a chromosome
SISTER CITIES, noun. Plural of sister city
SISTER CITY, noun. A foreign city with which a city has a declared relationship of cordiality.
SISTER CLIP, noun. Alternative name for the Inglefield clip
SISTER CLIPS, noun. Plural of sister clip
SISTER COMPANIES, noun. Plural of sister company
SISTER COMPANY, noun. A subsidiary.
SISTER HOOK, noun. Either of a pair of hooks fitted together, the shank of one forming a mousing for the other.
SISTER HOOKS, noun. Plural of sister hook
SISTER HUMPER, noun. (euphemistic) (slang) (usually pejorative) Sisterfucker
SISTER HUMPERS, noun. Plural of sister humper
SISTER PLANET, noun. (astronomy) a planet that shares similar physical characteristics, such as size, density and mass, with another planet
SISTER SHIP, noun. (nautical) a ship built to the same design as another.
SISTER SHIPS, noun. Plural of sister ship
SISTER SOULJAH MOMENT, noun. (US) (politics) A politician's public repudiation of extremism perceived to be allied or associated with them or their political party.
SISTER SOULJAH MOMENTS, noun. Plural of Sister Souljah moment

Dictionary definition

SISTER, noun. A female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician".
SISTER, noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address); "the Sisters taught her to love God".
SISTER, noun. A female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; "none of her sisters would betray her".
SISTER, noun. (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza