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benedick

(ˈbɛnɪdɪk)
n
a newly married man
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benedick

, benedict - A long-time bachelor who is newly married is a benedick or benedict.
See also related terms for married.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.benedick - a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)benedick - a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
hubby, husband, married man - a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
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References in classic literature ?
Some few days after this memorable meeting of the Gun Club, the manager of an English company announced, at the Baltimore theatre, the production of "Much ado about Nothing." But the populace, seeing in that title an allusion damaging to Barbicane's project, broke into the auditorium, smashed the benches, and compelled the unlucky director to alter his playbill.
Which all who have no heart will think to contain much ado about nothing.
- Love's Labour's Lost; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Comedy of Errors; Merchant of Venice; Taming of the Shrew; A Midsummer Night's Dream; All's Well that Ends Well; Merry Wives of Windsor; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; Twelfth Night; Troilus and Cressida; Measure for Measure; Pericles; Cymbeline; The Tempest; A Winter's Tale.
'Midsummer Night's Dream'; 'The Merchant of Venice,' where a story of tragic sternness is strikingly contrasted with the most poetical idealizing romance and yet is harmoniously blended into it; 'Much Ado About Nothing,' a magnificent example of high comedy of character and wit; 'As You Like It,' the supreme delightful achievement of Elizabethan and all English pastoral romance; and 'Twelfth Night,' where again charming romantic sentiment is made believable by combination with a story of comic realism.
"It's a mere rehearsal of Much Ado about Nothing. Ladies, keep off, or I shall wax dangerous."
Bard in the Burbs, a new Shakespearean theater troupe, brings "Much Ado About Nothing" to the stage for two weekends at Stacey De and Company, 1946 University Lane, Lisle.
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"Much Ado About Nothing" - known in the opera world as "Batrice et Bndict" - is based on the William Shakespeare comedy of the same name.
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