Etymology
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auntie (n.)

1787, also aunty, familiar diminutive form of aunt. It also was a form of kindly address to an older woman to whom one is not related, originally in southern U.S., of elderly slave women.

The negro no longer submits with grace to be called "uncle" or "auntie" as of yore. [Harper's Magazine, October 1883]

updated on August 17, 2020

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Definitions of auntie from WordNet

auntie (n.)
the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle;
Synonyms: aunt / aunty
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