- (RP, Australia, New England, AAVE, some other US areas) enPR: änt, IPA: /ɑ(ː)nt/
- (Northern England, Canada, America) enPR: ănt, IPA: /ænt/ (in the US, this is the most common pronunciation in all regions except New England and Virginia)
- (Scotland) IPA: /ant/
- (Canada, Maritimes) IPA: /ɒnt/
- (New England) enPR: ônt, IPA: /ɔnt/
- (Southern US, occasionally) IPA: /eɪnt/
aunt (plural aunts)
- The sister or sister-in-law of one’s parent.
- 1923, P.G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves:
- (affectionate) The female cousin of one’s parent.
- (affectionate) A woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.
- (obsolete) Any elderly woman.
- (obsolete) A procuress or bawd.