soul sister


Also found in: Dictionary.

soul sister

1. An African-American woman, especially one who strives to better the lives of other African-Americans. It makes me proud, after so many years of pushing for greater representation in leadership, that a soul sister has finally been elected to our state congress.
2. A woman with whom one shares an intense, intimate, emotional connection. Janet has always been a soul sister to me, and over the course of our 20-year friendship, I feel like I've gotten to know her better than anyone else. When I got my first acting gig at 18, I was just a scared, cocky kid. I connected with Sarah on set, and she became my soul sister, taking me under her wing and teaching me what it meant to be a woman.
See also: sister, soul

(soul) sister

n. a black person’s female, black friend. (see also sister.) One of the soul sisters dropped by to talk.
See also: sister, soul
References in periodicals archive ?
"I've had some quite big jobs over the years, but this is ridiculous," the star of Soul Sister grins.
Following a trio of sold-out shows in London and Manchester last year, the Brit Award-winning soul sister has announced a string of UK and European dates in line with the completion of her seventh studio album and a documentary exploring the phenomenon of Northern Soul.
Candygirl Clark is a character from the kung-fu films, and her catchphrase in these films was "Do what you got to do, and stay fly." Gwen wonders if "the phrase was something cooked up by the screenwriter, some Jewish dude trying to think like an ass-kicking soul sister." Of course, in this moment, Chabon is "some Jewish dude trying to think like an ass-kicking soul sister," which he obviously recognizes.
The set list will include all their massive hits, aACAyHey Soul Sister', aACAyDrops of Jupiter (Tell Me)' and aACAyCalling All Angels' among others, he says.
But this evening we're heading to the New Theatre to watch Soul Sister.
Soul Sister, New Theatre, Cardiff WHEN Soul Sister opened in London's West End last year the normally hard-to-please theatre critics were unanimous on one thing - gushing praise for Emi Wokoma.
Soul Sister @ New Theatre, Cardiff (tomorrow-Saturday) | THIS much-hyped new musical tells the extraordinary and turbulent story of musical legends Ike and Tina Turner, live on stage for the first time.
Soul Sister Belgrade Theatre, Coventry The talented but tumultuous union between Tina and Ike Turner supplies enough drama and hits to sustain a thrilling piece of musical theatre.
For all the hits and a superb supporting cast, the show inevitably stands or falls on the performance of the titular soul sister.
Former Casualty actress Emi Wokoma is every inch the global star when she steps out on stage in Soul Sister - although she insists she looks nothing like Tina Turner in real life.
Other British hit singles were Soothe Me and Soul Sister Brown Sugar.
An offbeat and endearingly parochial loser comedy, this Nipponese manga adaptation is a soul sister to Nobuhiro Yamashita's deadpan slacker films, though helmer Daigo Matsui elicits much more affection for his clueless protag, floundering in date-or-die-a-virgin hell.
Sounding a lot like their hit Hey, Soul Sister, apparently it's about falling in love after a one-night stand.
This soul sister was the Dubai Jazz Festival's 'Debut Jazz Artist of the year' in 2009.
On Monday, July 12, American rock band Train will perform their single "Hey Soul Sister" from their latest album SAVE ME, SAN FRANCISCO , as well as their classic hit "Calling All Angels" prior to the start of the State Farm Home Run Derby at Angel Stadium broadcast on ESPN beginning at 5:00 p.m.