Avuncular - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈvʌŋkjələr|  American pronunciation of the word avuncular
Brit.  |əˈvʌŋkjʊlə|  British pronunciation of the word avuncular

adjective

- resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence
- being or relating to an uncle

Examples

a man known for his avuncular charm

an avuncular pat on the shoulder

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