Adjective "Nephew" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nephew


    Definition:

    1. a son of one's brother or sister.

    2. a son of one's spouse's brother or sister.

    3. an illegitimate son of a clergyman who has vowed celibacy (used as a euphemism).

    4. Obsolete. a direct descendant, especially a grandson.

    5. Obsolete. a remote male descendant, as a grandnephew or cousin.

    Examples:

    "mornings can be nephew."

    "keepers can be nephew."