older brother

older brother

A male who is older than one or more of his siblings. I'll ask my older brother to help us with the move. Connie's older brother will be there on Saturday, and I'd really like you to meet him. Our neighbor Jim was like an older brother to me when I was growing up.
See also: brother, older
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And that same boy - no, his very much older brother -was up at four of the dim dawn in streaming, crackling oilskins, hammering, literally for the dear life, on a bell smaller than the steward's breakfast- bell, while somewhere close at hand a thirty-foot steel stem was storming along at twenty miles an hour
You see," she continued, "a younger brother may not take a mate until all his older brothers have done so, unless the older brother waives his prerogative, which Jubal would not do, knowing that as long as he kept them single they would be all the keener in aiding him to secure a mate.
Three children--John, my older brother, Amanda, my sister, and myself--had a pallet on the dirt floor, or, to be more correct, we slept in and on a bundle of filthy rags laid upon the dirt floor.
Shortly after this his older brother, Gansevoort Melville, sailed for England as secretary of legation to Ambassador McLane, and the manuscript was intrusted to Gansevoort for submission to John Murray.
The Avonlea young people had been practicing for weeks, and all the scholars were especially interested in it by reason of older brothers and sisters who were going to take part.
Lee's older brother is accused of taking a bribe from former spy agency chief Won Se-hoon in 2011 in return for helping Won keep his position at the spy agency.
USA], Nov 10 (ANI): Rapper Nicki Minaj's older brother, Jelani Maraj was convicted, on Thursday, of repeatedly raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter in their Long Island home.
With older brother and Chino Hills teammate LiAngelo sitting out the game against Los Osos High School due to a sore ankle, the sophomore stepped up big time and carried much of the scoring load for his team en route to an impressive 146-123 win.
OLD boy was cooking with his older brother before he shot his six-year-old brother dead, wounded the older brother and killed himself, a Florida sheriff says.
It was him," the lawyer said as she prepared to defend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's actions by saying he had been influenced by his older brother, reports BBC.
My older brother thinks My older brother thinks they're going to get a divorce.
According to police, the older brother did not stop to find out what happened and instead continued to drive down the road.
Police said the man's older brother, who is 40, arrived on the scene and opened the door to the police car and got his brother out.
My little brother was diagnosed with ADHD when he was three (he is nine now) and then my older brother was diagnosed with it just recently.
charges, they need him to be able to speak freely about whether he had been influenced by his older brother.
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