Translation of "sister" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsɪs·tər/ us /ˈsɪs·tər/

A1 a girl or woman who has the same parents as you

an older/younger sister
my little sister (= younger sister)
my big sister (= older sister)

(Translation of “sister” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsistə/

the title given to a female child to describe her relationship to the other children of her parents

She’s my sister
my father’s sister.

a type of senior nurse

enfermera jefe
She’s a sister on Ward 5.

a female member of a religious group.

hermana, monja

a female fellow member of any group

hermana, compañera
We must fight for equal opportunities, sisters!
sister-in-law noun (plural sisters-in-law)

the sister of one’s husband or wife.


the wife of one’s brother.


(Translation of “sister” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)