Definition Of wife

noun

a married woman considered in relation to her husband.

Many held pictures of sons and daughters, husbands and wives , colleagues and relatives who had died.

Example Of wife

  • a faculty wife

  • Adjacent tents will house married sons and their wives and children.

  • All will honour his enthusiasm, and if he be wifeless and childless, his disregard of the great object of men's work will be blameless.

  • Anna is his former wife

  • ‘Emmy, I need a ship,’ declared Hector, with a fervour that threatened to swamp her resurgent wifeliness .


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