A Word A Day : avuncular

Wednesday, 2nd July 2008 : Today's Word is ...

avuncular :

Definition :

adjective :

like an uncle, especially a nice uncle

usage :

  • avuncular affection

  • avuncular responsibilities

  • What's an uncle like? Kind, helpful, generous and understanding and so on in an uncle sort of way: This is a fun word to use, although it's usually hard to find occasions to use it.

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