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** In the spin-off ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'', Jaune attributes his [[PityTheKidnapper talent at being annoying]] to the same source.

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* ''ComicBook/SensationComics'': Bobby Strong has will sometimes resort to explaining she's gone on safari and gone hunting with her older brothers as an explanation for why she's a viable candidate for adventurous outings if her own abilities and explanation of her skills isn't enough to convince those in charge. This often works better for her than explaining that she has been trained in martial arts by Franchise/WonderWoman and has defeated numerous Nazis herself.

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* Katarina from ''LightNovel/MyNextLifeAsAVillainessAllRoutesLeadToDoom'' had two older brothers in her original life, which led to her current tomboyish personality.


* In ''Literature/SeptimusHeap'', the narrator gives this as one reason why Jenna (grew up as the only girl in a family with six sons) is able to easily overpower Boy 412 (a ChildSoldier) in a fight, although it's noted that their relative physical conditions (they're the same age, but Jenna is in good shape while Boy 412 is very weak because of the harsh Young Army lifestyle, plus having barely survived freezing to death earlier) also played a role.

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* In ''Literature/SeptimusHeap'', the narrator gives this as one reason why Jenna (grew up as the only girl in a family with six sons) is able to easily overpower Boy 412 (a ChildSoldier) {{Child Soldier|s}}) in a fight, although it's noted that their relative physical conditions (they're the same age, but Jenna is in good shape while Boy 412 is very weak because of the harsh Young Army lifestyle, plus having barely survived freezing to death earlier) also played a role.

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See also RaisedByDudes when the character's testosterone-laden upbringing becomes an impediment in polite society.


* Actress Kate Beckingsale of ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' fame grew up with four older step brothers she was close to, which likely led to her tendency to play ActionGirl characters. According to a few interviews, years of getting wedgies from them has made her react fast.

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* Actress Kate Beckingsale of ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' ''Film/Underworld2003'' fame grew up with four older step brothers she was close to, which likely led to her tendency to play ActionGirl characters. According to a few interviews, years of getting wedgies from them has made her react fast.

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* ''Literature/TheBerenstainBears'': In her debut book ''The Berenstain Bears and the Female Fullback'', Bertha Broom explains that she learned football from her older brothers. Unfortunately, it takes a ''lot'' more than that before Mr. Grizzmeyer will even consider letting her on the team.


* On a ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' episode, Alan warns Rose about the intensity of Jake's farts after he [[{{GassHole}} lets one rip]], to Rose remarks that she's used to it considering that she's got two older brothers.

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* On a ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' episode, Alan warns Rose about the intensity of Jake's farts after he [[{{GassHole}} lets one rip]], to which Rose remarks that she's used to it considering that she's got two older brothers.

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* On a ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' episode, Alan warns Rose about the intensity of Jake's farts after he [[{{GassHole}} lets one rip]], to Rose remarks that she's used to it considering that she's got two older brothers.

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* In ''ComicBook/TheOrder'', Kate Kildare attributes her success in public-relations management to the fact that she had ''nine'' brothers growing up, which meant that she had to learn to stand up for herself.

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** One Tumblr post posits that each of Ginny's brothers have qualities that could make them a target for bullying, so Ginny toughened up from an early age to protect ''them'' rather than vice versa.
--->Yeah, Bill [[TheDandy has long hair and wears jewelry]], Charlie is [[NotGoodWithPeople a recluse with dozens of animals]], Percy is a huge nerd, Fred and George have a reputation as bad kids, Ron has a huge inferiority complex, and [[BadassBoast I wasn't going to let anyone give them any shit for any of that]].


* Murasaki Shikibu (author of ''The Tale of Genji'') learned how to write kanji (back then, men wrote in kanji while women were restricted to hiragana) by observing her brother's lessons.

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* Murasaki Shikibu (author of ''The Tale of Genji'') ''Literature/TheTaleOfGenji'') learned how to write kanji (back then, men wrote in kanji while women were restricted to hiragana) by observing her brother's lessons.

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* In ''Literature/SeptimusHeap'', the narrator gives this as one reason why Jenna (grew up as the only girl in a family with six sons) is able to easily overpower Boy 412 (a ChildSoldier) in a fight, although it's noted that their relative physical conditions (they're the same age, but Jenna is in good shape while Boy 412 is very weak because of the harsh Young Army lifestyle, plus having barely survived freezing to death earlier) also played a role.

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* Played with in [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20180530 this]] ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' strip. Violetta does display surprising knowledge in a field that she's expected to be ignorant of, and justifies it by pointing out "I spent practically my ''whole life'' with [male cousin] ''Tarvek''!" The thing is, the field is ''high fashion'' -- Tarvek has been well-demonstrated to be TheFashionista.


* In {{Georgette Heyer}}'s ''Arabella'', the hero notices the heroine using boxing cant and thinks to himself, "So, the little Tallant had brothers." (She's been trying to make him believe she's an heiress.)

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* In {{Georgette Heyer}}'s Creator/GeorgetteHeyer's ''Arabella'', the hero notices the heroine using boxing cant and thinks to himself, "So, the little Tallant had brothers." (She's been trying to make him believe she's an heiress.)

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