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Definitions of Niece

  1. (noun) The female child (daughter) of an individual’s brother or sister.
  2. (noun) The female child (daughter) of an individual’s spouse’s brother or sister.

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Usage Notes

  • Plural: nieces
  • Nephew is the male version of niece.

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “niece.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/niece/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

niece. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/niece/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “niece.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/niece/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“niece.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 21 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/niece/>.