Definition of 'cousin'
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History is repeating itself; they are the grandchildren of first cousins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who were the first cousins? Smithsonian Mag (2017)It just kind of came down and picked off certain people here and there... cousins and aunts and uncles and my father very particularly. The Sun (2016)I've got 13 cousins and one brother. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But they are something like third cousins. The Sun (2015)Myself and my two cousins were in the last coach. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Leicester and tries are becoming only distant cousins at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You are wearing me out with cousins and aunts! What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)It was the same with my aunt and my cousin. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)He thought it a pretty sight to see the two cousins so busy in their little arrangements about the table. North and South (1855)She had been forcibly married at the age of ten to a cousin by relatives hoping to secure her fortune for themselves. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Indeed, a sonnet is addressed by this one to a cousin and namesake. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)We were second cousins, not first. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Four first cousins, all named after their grandfather. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet in one sense, money is at least a distant cousin to happiness. Christianity Today (2000)Everyone was keen to sell except one cousin of mine, who refused outright. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then there is that second cousin in Belgium. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is possible that he attended a school in the borough of Brent with one of the cousins. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A distant cousin recently let something slip which gave the game away. The Sun (2013)I find this man is a second cousin of his. Middlemarch (1872)
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Translations for 'cousin'
British English: cousin /ˈkʌzn/ NOUN
Your cousin is the child of your uncle or aunt.
My cousin helped me to bring in the bags.
- American English: cousin
- Arabic: اِبْنُ العَمِّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: primo
- Chinese: 堂表兄弟姊妹
- Croatian: bratić
- Czech: bratranec
- Danish: kusine
- Dutch: neef
- European Spanish: primo
- Finnish: serkku
- French: cousin
- German: Cousin
- Greek: ξάδελφος
- Italian: cugino
- Japanese: いとこ
- Korean: 사촌
- Norwegian: fetter
- Polish: kuzyn
- European Portuguese: primo
- Romanian: văr
- Russian: двоюродный брат
- Spanish: primo
- Swedish: kusin
- Thai: ลูกพี่ลูกน้อง
- Turkish: kuzen
- Ukrainian: двоюрідний братдвоюрідна сестра
- Vietnamese: anh em họ
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