Definition of cousinly in US English:

cousinly

adjective

  • See cousin

    • ‘Anna is around ten years older than me and a better friend, advocate and all-round cousinly kind of figure I really couldn't wish for.’
    • ‘With a tired sigh, I braced myself for the cousinly scolding I was about to receive…’
    • ‘I look at the baby he's saying is me, an infantile dot in a sea of cousinly humanity, on a farm I can't remember.’
    • ‘Such a unique display of cousinly affection really.’
    • ‘You don't have to act all protective cousinly on me.’