married woman


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Noun1.married woman - a married womanmarried woman - a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
battle-axe, battle-ax - a sharp-tongued domineering wife
crown princess - the wife of a crown prince
first lady - the wife of a chief executive
golf widow - a wife who is left alone much of the time because her husband is playing golf
honest woman - a wife who has married a man with whom she has been living for some time (especially if she is pregnant at the time); "he made an honest woman of her"
homemaker, housewife, lady of the house, woman of the house - a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income
marchioness - the wife or widow of a marquis
matron - a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
mayoress - the wife of a mayor
missis, missus - informal term of address for someone's wife
old lady - your own wife; "meet my old lady"
sheika, sheikha - the wife of a sheik
signora - an Italian title of address equivalent to Mrs. when used before a name
better half, married person, partner, spouse, mate - a person's partner in marriage
trophy wife - a wife who is an attractive young woman; seldom the first wife of an affluent older man; "his trophy wife was an asset to his business"
ux., uxor - (legal terminology) the Latin word for wife
vicereine - wife of a viceroy
viscountess - a wife or widow of a viscount
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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A MARRIED Woman, whose lover was about to reform by running away, procured a pistol and shot him dead.
"Because," replied the Married Woman, "he was a wicked man, and had purchased a ticket to Chicago."
to that whale, fishlike, If it thus for its guest's convenience Made things nice!--(ye well know, Surely, my learned allusion?) Hail to its belly, If it had e'er A such loveliest oasis-belly As this is: though however I doubt about it, --With this come I out of Old-Europe, That doubt'th more eagerly than doth any Elderly married woman. May the Lord improve it!
She then proceeded to state the facts, without mentioning names: relating in every particular precisely the same succession of events which Geoffrey Delamayn had already related to Sir Patrick Lundie--with this one difference, that she acknowledged herself to be the woman who was personally concerned in knowing whether, by Scottish law, she was now held to be a married woman or not.
"Like an old, matronly, married woman," teased Anne.
I am a respectable married woman, accountable for my actions to nobody under heaven but my husband.
Tess, then, passed as a married woman, and he felt glad, even though she had not adopted his name.
But the years came and went without bringing the careless boy; and when they met again Wendy was a married woman, and Peter was no more to her than a little dust in the box in which she had kept her toys.
Let us suppose that by the laws of this State a married woman was incapable of conveying her estate, and that the legislature, considering this as an evil, should enact that she might dispose of her property by deed executed in the presence of a magistrate.
And then a stout lady got up, and said it was disgraceful that a respectable married woman should be harried about in this way, and gathered up a bag and eight parcels and went.
"You are the only married woman who has come to our little dinner party.
'It is a very impertinent question,' laughed I, 'from a young girl to a married woman so many years her senior, and I shall not answer it.'