Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

Relation; consanguinity; relatives collectively.

Part of speech:

Diminutive; as, lambkin, manikin.

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Usage examples "kin":

  1. Una, who was of nature's own kin, was filled with delight; it was better than being at Warden. - "Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir", Charles Garvice.
  2. I know hit 's ha'd, but we got to do de bes' we kin. - "The Sport of the Gods", Paul Laurence Dunbar.
  3. No, ma'am, she ain't my hired housekeeper; no ma'am, she ain't no relation of mine; that is, no born blood kin. - "The Loves of Ambrose", Margaret Vandercook.