Part of speech: noun

The brother of one's father or mother; also, the husband of one's aunt.

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Usage examples "uncle":

  1. The next day her uncle called. - "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. " Now let me hear of my sister, uncle," she said. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. I shall stay in Connorloa with Uncle George. - "The Hunter Cats of Connorloa", Helen Jackson.