Translation of auntie in Spanish:


tía, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæn(t)i//ˈɑːnti/



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    tía feminine
    tiíta feminine informal
    • I've been living with my aunty in Sydney.
    • We have tried to make it like a visit to an aunty's for them, giving them a glass of orange and a biscuit and then playing with them.
    • The highlight of her holidays was the huge barbecue for all of her family, including her aunty who was visiting from Canada.
    • Our children have lost an aunty, and most importantly the three children have been left without a mother.
    • I am now once more motivated to tell the next aunty who asks me when I'm getting married, that I'll get married when I damn well want to.
    • Tonight after work I am picking up my aunty from the airport.
    • However, when the big day arrives, what can you do if your presents aren't perfect or you don't like that jumper your aunty bought you?
    • He regrets this, but insists, ‘I didn't come from a close family and I never felt any particular irrational impulse to be nice to old aunties.’
    • He then rang his aunties, an uncle and his grandad who came to the rescue.
    • He'd been neglected by his mother and brought up by his aunty.
    • ‘Most of my uncles, aunties and friends were musicians, songwriters in their own right or heavily into music,’ he explains.
    • My mum was really down after my nana died, so my aunty who lives in America decided to treat her to a holiday.
    • Grandma, grandad, uncles, aunties and all the cousins are now tagging along too.
    • Kristin's greatest joy was being an aunty to her nephew Derek.
    • I come from a large family stacked with women, consisting of four sisters and twelve aunties, who have taught me how to survive in a totalitarian world in order to survive in any world.
    • There to encourage him were all his aunties and their respective partners, his extended family and his little brother Ben, who were all so proud of his radio debut.