my sainted aunt

my sainted aunt

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  • sainted — saint|ed [ˈseıntıd] adj literary 1.) having been made a saint by the Christian church 2.) old fashioned used when talking about a dead person ▪ my sainted mother, God rest her soul 3.) my sainted aunt! BrE old fashioned used to express surprise… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sainted — adjective 1 having been made a saint by the Christian church 2 old fashioned used when talking about a dead person 3 my sainted aunt! old fashioned spoken used to express surprise or shock …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • aunt — /ant / (say ahnt) noun 1. the sister of one s father or mother. 2. the wife of one s uncle. 3. (a term of address used by children to a female friend of the family.) –phrase 4. my sainted aunt, Colloquial (an expression of surprise or disbelief) …  

  • aunt — n. 1 the sister of one s father or mother. 2 an uncle s wife. 3 colloq. an unrelated woman friend of a child or children. Phrases and idioms: Aunt Sally 1 a game in which players throw sticks or balls at a wooden dummy. 2 the object of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • my sainted uncle — interjection expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration. Syn: my sainted aunt …   Wiktionary

  • saint — n. & v. n. (abbr. St or S; pl. Sts or SS) 1 a holy or (in some Churches) a canonized person regarded as having a place in heaven. 2 (Saint or St) the title of a saint or archangel, hence the name of a church etc. (St Paul s) or (often with the… …   Useful english dictionary

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