married man


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Noun1.married man - a married manmarried man - a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
benedick, benedict - a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
cuckold - a man whose wife committed adultery
family man - a man whose family is of major importance in his life
house husband, househusband - a husband who keeps house while his wife earns the family income
better half, married person, partner, spouse, mate - a person's partner in marriage
uxoricide - a husband who murders his wife
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I am about to leave you forever; give me, therefore, one last proof of your affection and fidelity, for, according to our holy religion, a married man seeking admittance at the gate of Heaven is required to swear that he has never defiled himself with an unworthy woman.
Weller the elder fixed on his son an earnest look, and replied, ''Cause I'm a married man, Samivel,'cause I'm a married man.
That, in itself, was shocking; a married man was not expected to do such things.
It was a matter of secret wonder among the women in the servants' hall, considering his personal advantages and the opportunities which must surely have been thrown in his way, that he had never tempted fortune in the character of a married man.
You're a married man now, Bill, an' you got to keep regular hours.
He said, and justly, that a married man upon whom heaven had bestowed a beautiful wife should consider as carefully what friends he brought to his house as what female friends his wife associated with, for what cannot be done or arranged in the market-place, in church, at public festivals or at stations (opportunities that husbands cannot always deny their wives), may be easily managed in the house of the female friend or relative in whom most confidence is reposed.
Percy Northumberland Driscoll, brother to the judge, and younger than he by five years, was a married man, and had had children around his hearthstone; but they were attacked in detail by measles, croup, and scarlet fever, and this had given the doctor a chance with his effective antediluvian methods; so the cradles were empty.
Ledru, the music-master, who is a married man of near fifty.
He was a married man, with a wife in Leith; but whether or no he had a family, I have now forgotten; I hope not.
She had scarcely entered the ballroom and reached the throng of ladies, all tulle, ribbons, lace, and flowers, waiting to be asked to dance--Kitty was never one of that throng--when she was asked for a waltz, and asked by the best partner, the first star in the hierarchy of the ballroom, a renowned director of dances, a married man, handsome and well-built, Yegorushka Korsunsky.
Yes, so, sir," I rejoined: "and yet not so; for you are a married man--or as good as a married man, and wed to one inferior to you--to one with whom you have no sympathy--whom I do not believe you truly love; for I have seen and heard you sneer at her.
Gilbert wishes to dance," said he, "I shall have great pleasure, I am surefor, though beginning to feel myself rather an old married man, and that my dancing days are over, it would give me very great pleasure at any time to stand up with an old friend like Mrs.