trophy wife

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trophy wife

n.
An attractive woman who is married to a usually much older, affluent man.

tro′phy wife`


n.
the young, often second, wife of a rich middle-aged man.
[1985–90, Amer.]
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Noun1.trophy wife - a wife who is an attractive young womantrophy 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"
married woman, wife - a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
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trophy wife

n (pej inf) junge, gut aussehende Gattin eines erfolgreichen Mannes; she denies that she is a trophy wifesie streitet ab, dass ihr Mann sie nur wegen ihrer Jugend und ihres Aussehens geheiratet hat
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