Meaning of big sister

big' sis'ter

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an elder sister.
  2. (sometimes caps.) a woman who individually or as a member of an organized group undertakes to sponsor or assist a girl in need of help or guidance.
  3. (sometimes caps.) a young woman in the junior or senior class in college who advises a young woman in the freshman class on studies, social activities, etc., often as a part of a sorority program.
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