Definition of 'agony aunt'
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Do you find yourself scrolling through emails under the duvet while your beloved reads agony aunt columns? Times, Sunday Times (2015)WHAT did the agony aunt say to her son who was bad at maths? The Sun (2010)I have more agony aunts than aunts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She says that these days she is more of an agony aunt to women in the City who feel powerless. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her ability to understand others will make her a wonderful agony aunt, as well as helping her to write brilliant songs. The Sun (2013)She was Africa's first agony aunt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Give her an agony aunt column, she'll make the world a better place. The Sun (2015)Fancy learning what's involved in being an agony aunt - or uncle? The Sun (2013)I'd long been the go-to agony aunt for my friends and had been in the same job for eight years. The Sun (2013)I loved them so much I am now an agony aunt. The Sun (2015)
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