ant vs aunt

ant aunt

Definitions

  • 1) Internet A Web spider
  • 2) Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females
  • 3) Any of numerous hymenopteran insects of the family Formicidae, characteristically having wings only in the males and fertile females and living in colonies that have a complex social organization.
  • 4) (Bot.) a species of grass (Aristida oligantha) cultivated by the agricultural ants of Texas for the sake of its seed.
  • 5) (Zoöl.) one of a very extensive group of South American birds (Formicariidæ), which live on ants. The family includes many species, some of which are called ant shrikes, ant thrushes, and ant wrens.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linnæan genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire.
  • 7) A suffix of adjectives, and of s originally adjectives, primarily (in the original Latin) a present participle suffix, cognate with the original form (AS. -ende) of English -ing, as in dominant, ruling, regnant, reigning, radiant, beaming, etc. See -ent.
  • 8) The form of anti- before vowels in words taken from or formed according to the Greek, as in antagonist. In words formed in English, anti- usually remains unchanged before a vowel, as in anti-episcopal, etc.
  • 9) A corruption of -an, of various origin, as in pageant, peasant, pheasant, truant, tyrant. See these words.
  • 10) An emmet; a hymenopterous insect of the family Formicidœ and the Linnean genus Formica, now divided into several genera.
  • 11) A former spelling of aunt.
  • 12) ornithology To rub insects, especially ants, on one's body, perhaps to control parasites or clean feathers.
  • 13) An old form of and.
  • 14) Anoldformofand.
  • 15) (ants in (one's) pants) A state of restless impatience.

Definitions

  • 1) An affectionate term for a woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.
  • 2) A sister or sister-in-law of someone’s parent.
  • 3) A person's grandparent's sister or sister-in-law.
  • 4) The wife of a sibling of one's mother or father.
  • 5) The sister of one's father or mother.
  • 6) Used as a form of address for an older woman, especially by children.
  • 7) a puppet head placed on a pole and having a pipe in its mouth; also a game, which consists in trying to hit the pipe by throwing short bludgeons at it.
  • 8) obsolete A bawd, or a prostitute.
  • 9) obsolete An old woman; and old gossip.
  • 10) The sister of one's father or mother; -- correlative to nephew or niece. Also applied to an uncle's wife.
  • 11) An old woman; an old gossip.
  • 12) A procuress; a loose woman.
  • 13) The head so used.
  • 14) Formerly used by alumni of Oxford and Cambridge as a title for the “sister university.”
  • 15) The sister of one's father or mother; also, in address or familiar use, the wife of one's uncle.

Examples

  • 1) How can I get rid of an ant nest in a large plant pot?
  • 2) So it is with people when they live like ants.
  • 3) My son spent a good hour observing a colony of ants.
  • 4) The humble ant hill lurking in long grass also has a feast to offer.
  • 5) Black ants live in the ground.
  • 6) Not long into the night we discover we are lying on an ants' nest.
  • 7) Look at the nests of ants, how around them the land is barren.
  • 8) Is there an organic way to get rid of ants' nests?
  • 9) Some of his ants lived for 12 years.
  • 10) They all rise from their ant hill on the same day, which is usually warm and sultry.
  • 11) The ground is riddled with ant hills, and the grass was so long it clogged up the mower.
  • 12) And when that mountain is kicked into a dusty ant hill by the heel of Iago the pain is palpable.
  • 13) The Arsenal goal was not about individual skill any more than an ant colony is about the behaviour of its members.
  • 14) Some ants live in trees.
  • 15) You are more likely to see these birds on the ground than in trees because they love ants and ants' nests.
  • 16) ant says: 'He was practising the accent all the f***ing time!
  • 17) Will hosts ant and Dec help rein in his antics?
  • 18) What better birthday present could one ask for than a party hosted by ant and Dec?
  • 19) But how would hosts ant and Dec cope if they were dumped in the jungle?
  • 20) There's an ants' nest under a stone by the drain.
  • 21) TV presenters ant and Dec have splashed out millions on matching holiday homes.
  • 22) HOW can I get rid of red ants in my lawn?
  • 23) Rick Sanchez delivers the news like some guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explains really intensely how an ant is the strongest animal on earth.
  • 24) Obviously ant is referring to Episodes II through IV: the holy trilogy.
  • 25) During Rick's coverage of the Chile earthquake, Jon said on his show, "Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explans REALLY INTENSELY how an ant is the strongest animal on earth."
  • 26) "Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explains really intensely how an ant is the strongest animal on Earth."
  • 27) The grasshopper seeks to understand the meaning of life, talks non-stop, and thinks the ant is missing out.
  • 28) "Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a guy at a party who's doing a lot of coke and traps you in a corner and explains really intensely how an ant is the strongest animal on earth."
  • 29) ‘The next time either of those two ants meet any other ant, the information they pass on will be different.’
  • 30) ‘To scientists, that's as bizarre a finding as a queen bee spawning a colony of ants.’
  • 31) ‘He has red hair, shouts incessantly and moves as though a colony of ants has invaded his tracksuit trousers.’
  • 32) ‘Outside were long lines of ants and other small insects hanging around and seemingly without very much to do.’
  • 33) ‘From schools of fish to a swarm of ants, animals exhibit extraordinary collective behaviour.’
  • 34) ‘Farmers have traditionally used sugary solutions to attract red ants to feed on insect larvae.’
  • 35) ‘I got home yesterday evening to find the kitchen absolutely swarming with ants.’
  • 36) ‘You had to go barefoot in the temple, and with food offerings on the floor the place was swarming with ants.’
  • 37) ‘He had tried to get out of the house, but there were ants swarming all over the door.’
  • 38) ‘Some will give a colony of ants an extra push to bring sugar and food to it's families.’
  • 39) ‘Two or three black ants would surround an enemy ant and bite it to death.’
  • 40) ‘Bees belong to the third largest insect order which also includes wasps and ants.’
  • 41) ‘Over at Peter's there has been talk of flying ants and mozzies that seem to be attacking us in their thousands this year.’
  • 42) ‘anteaters have long snouts which they thrust into ant-heaps in order to devour the ants or termites.’
  • 43) ‘At this point the leading ants panic and backtrack to the safety of the swarm.’
  • 44) ‘The ants were the most prolific of the insects we were likely to encounter daily.’
  • 45) ‘The ants consume the honeydew as food, thus sustaining the life of both insects.’
  • 46) ‘Then we discovered tool-using animals, chimpanzees using sticks to dig ants out of anthills.’
  • 47) ‘Alternatively, an insecticide can be used that will simply kill the ants.’
  • 48) ‘Today this woman called in very upset because she caught her little daughter eating ants.’

Examples

  • 1) They came to Europe with their aunt and uncle.
  • 2) Being an aunt and uncle is great and that's what we decided to do.
  • 3) Nor did my best friend, my aunt or my dog.
  • 4) It just kind of came down and picked off certain people here and there... cousins and aunts and uncles and my father very particularly.
  • 5) She is still the sort of aunt who makes one feel rather feeble.
  • 6) The disease had affected both her mother and her aunt.
  • 7) Agony aunts declared it the death of marriage.
  • 8) The humour depends on your relationship with uncle and aunt.
  • 9) The cousins and aunts and uncles left behind?
  • 10) She decided to pass him on to an uncle and aunt who were childless.
  • 11) But so did your father, your aunt.
  • 12) One is his aunt, who greets us as he leads me to my first viewing.
  • 13) We all shared the same home, but they pretended that my real mother was my aunt.
  • 14) Finally, the old lag takes on the role of agony aunt.
  • 15) BRITAIN'S favourite agony aunt has been signed up by the Government to help tackle the divorce crisis.
  • 16) He is shy and refuses to talk, despite encouragement from his father and aunt to do so.
  • 17) MY grandad and my aunt died quickly one after the other.
  • 18) I might buy an elderly aunt one.
  • 19) I noticed my friend 's aunt sitting in a corner enjoying her drink.
  • 20) It actually belongs to his wife 's aunt, who also pays the utility and telephone bills.
  • 21) She's the most generous daughter, aunt and friend.
  • 22) They will marry in the Oxfordshire church where her mother, aunts and grandmother married.
  • 23) His mother has died, leaving him with an elderly aunt and his father, who sells spectacles.
  • 24) I received an e-mail from a young man who had just been asked to perform the eulogy at the funeral of his wife 's aunt.
  • 25) "Not aunt," cried Oliver, throwing his arms about her neck, "I'll never call her _aunt_.
  • 26) "My brother says my aunt is a liar, she just wants to get us there," Viridiana says, rummaging through John's desk.
  • 27) And my aunt is a very optimistic person, so I gave Bessy that indomitable quality.
  • 28) Honestly, I was curious about it, I wanted to see how they help people, because my aunt is a horder.
  • 29) They learn James went to Scotland with friends who know his aunt is a vampire; their fathers belong to belong to the Order of the Silver Palm who will use Olivia and James as expendable pawns to get the Blood Grail they think Reign has.
  • 30) Since my aunt is a librarian we got 7 copies on the 1st day.
  • 31) Thank God for the internet, and thank my dad for the laptop, at least I will not be bored till my aunt is here.
  • 32) ‘Our girls need their mothers and fathers, their aunts and uncles, but they need their big sisters too.’
  • 33) ‘These are our grandmothers and aunts and uncles and fathers and sisters and cousins and close friends.’
  • 34) ‘While her husband survived, she lost her grandmother, her sister, a dozen aunts and uncles, and many cousins.’
  • 35) ‘It was very important to this toddler to work out what relationship I had to his grandmother, his mother and his other aunts and uncles.’
  • 36) ‘When a man goes to prison, wives, sisters, mothers and aunts often work to keep the family together.’
  • 37) ‘There is a great loyalty to one's immediate family and even beyond - to uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.’
  • 38) ‘We thank all our aunts, uncles and cousins who stayed with our father during the evenings so that he would not be alone.’
  • 39) ‘Not just the immediate family, but including all my aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews.’
  • 40) ‘Families used to mean a father and mother, grandparents, and the children, and aunts and uncles and cousins.’
  • 41) ‘Female baboons tend to form the tightest bonds with their mothers, aunts, and sisters.’
  • 42) ‘I'm from a small, low-key family with no aunts, uncles or cousins.’
  • 43) ‘We spent our summers at our tiny pool or at the beach along the Caspian Sea with aunts, uncles and cousins.’
  • 44) ‘Zoe recalls going to her grandparents for Christmas tea with all the aunts, uncles and cousins.’
  • 45) ‘I have one sister and both of my parents are only children, so there are no aunts, uncles or cousins.’
  • 46) ‘Your parent would have no brothers or sisters and hence you couldn't have aunts or uncles, let alone cousins.’
  • 47) ‘We know that, like her great aunts, she never married though she had many aunts and uncles who gave her 17 cousins.’
  • 48) ‘I spent every summer vacation at my grandmother's house in Pune with several aunts and uncles and hordes of cousins.’
  • 49) ‘Years ago I met the elderly aunt of a friend, who told us about a frightening experience in her childhood.’
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