Meaning of nephew
Pronunciation: (nef'y or, esp. Brit., nev'y), [key]
- a son of one's brother or sister.
- a son of one's spouse's brother or sister.
- an illegitimate son of a clergyman who has vowed celibacy (used as a euphemism).
- a direct descendant, esp. a grandson.
- a remote male descendant, as a grandnephew or cousin.
- nephew (Thesaurus)