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wife-beater

n
(Law) a person who hits his or her wife
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On 5 April 2015, during the course of an argument with Mr Homer, Mrs Hollingsworth said in the presence and hearing of her husband, Mr Homer's son, and one of Mr Homer's employees, that (Mr Homer) was a wife beater and she knew that," barrister Clara Hamer, who represented Mr Homer, told the judge at a High Court hearing in London.
html) flashback scene from Season 1, episode 3 of the Syfy series, Nick (Christopher Meloni) heads to the residence of an apparent wife beater who has seemingly gotten away with his misconduct due of his connection to powerful people.
MARTIN FRICKER TRUCK terrorist Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was yesterday unmasked as a wife beater who boozed and took drugs.
Our client has provided an unblemished service as a consultant psychiatrist for 20 years and the stigma hereafter labelled him as a wife beater resulted in our client's Line Manager to remove him from the work.
Ahmed Benguedda, a former neighbor of the couple, told AFP the couple had divorced "two or three years ago" and that the man had drinking problems and was a wife beater.
SOAP Emmerdale (ITV, 7pm) More turmoil in the village of the damned as wife beater Andy reluctantly agrees to Debbie's crazed proposal to try for a baby naturally.
According to an agent who was posing as Putin's wife Ludmilla Putina's interpreter, the then youthful 33-year-old spy chief was a wife beater and a philanderer during his stint in the Dresden from 1985 to 1990, the Telegraph reported.
By casually and ignorantly trying to decree a heroic and iconic status on a man such as Moat - a wife beater, child beater, bully and killer - insults our nation as well as its real heroes and heroines.
A WIFE beater showered his partner in glass after she went in the huff because he turned the television off.
Key suspect is a man with a violent past as a wife beater.
Surely, if he had been a wife beater she would have done something about it.
The gathering of Christians outside Jerry Springer the Opera was not intended as a protest - the banners did not protest but did exactly what we said we should do and 'preached the word in a positive way', declaring that Jesus is not a foul-mouthed wife beater but the Son of God who is King of Kings and who not only lived a perfect life of righteousness but also taught righteousness, justice, mercy and love.