Wife appears in the following tongue twisters:
- Washington's wash woman washed Washington's wash while Washington's wife went west.
- Federal Express is now called FedEx.
When I retire I'll be a FedEx ex.
But if I'm an officer when I retire, I'll be an ex Fedex Exec.
Then after a divorce, my ex-wife will be an ex FedEx exec's ex.
If I rejoin FedEx in time, I'd be an ex ex FedEx exec.
When we remarry, my wife will be an ex ex FedEx exec's ex.
Wife appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):
- Playing jazz vibe chords quickly excites my wife. (41 letters)
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Definition of the noun wife
What does wife mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wives
- a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
- examples: He was still mad about the accident despite his wife's conciliatory words. | It is surprising that your wife should object. | It was bad of you to get angry at your wife. | Upon arriving at the airport, he made a phonecall to his wife. | I lost my wife last year. | My wife and I agreed on a holiday plan. | He will come with his wife, as is often the case with foreigners. | In our culture, a man is allowed to be married to only one wife at a time. | My wife holds the purse strings in our family. | I heard the manager's wife is on vacation. And, well, when the cat's away, the mice play. Now he's out partying every night.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonym of wife: married woman
- antonym of wife: husband
- more generic terms: better half / married person / mate / partner / spouse = a person's partner in marriage; adult female / woman = an adult female person
- more specific terms:
- 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
- woman of the house / lady of the house / homemaker / housewife = 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
- sheikha / sheika = the wife of a sheik
- signora = an Italian title of address equivalent to Mrs. when used before a name
- trophy wife = a wife who is an attractive young woman
- uxor / ux. = the Latin word for wife
- vicereine = wife of a viceroy
- viscountess = a wife or widow of a viscount
- Bathsheba = the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David
- Catherine of Aragon / Catherine = first wife of Henry VIII
- Anne Hathaway / Hathaway = wife of William Shakespeare
- Rachel = the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
- Rebecca / Rebekah = wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
- Ruth = the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
- Sarah = the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
Alternative definition of the noun wife
- A married woman, especially in relation to her spouse.
- The female of a pair of mated animals.
- synonym: spouse (also applies to husband)
- [context: Geordie, dialect, archaic] A woman (compare old wife and aad wife).
- synonym: significant other (also applies to husband)
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- Wife a.k.a. Kató is a fictional character from the 1979 film Wrong-Doers.
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- Wife is a fictional character from the 1981 film Blood Wedding.
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- Wife is a fictional character from the 2001 film The Eulogist.
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- Wife is a fictional character from the 1950 film Hamari Beti.
- Wife is a fictional character from the 1979 film Troubled Laughter.
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There are other characters with in their name, like X-wife, Ex-Wife, Navy Wife, First Wife, Lot's wife, Jude's Wife, Second Wife, Trophy Wife, Wife Beater, Miner's Wife, American Wife, Curley's Wife, Mourning Wife, Selvam's wife, Soldier's Wife, Xu Lang's Wife, Governor's Wife, Potiphar's Wife, Preacher's Wife.
- "Wife" is a novel by noted author, Bharati Mukherjee.
- language: English Language
- genre: Fiction
- subject: North America
- released in (40 years ago)
- "Wife" is a book by Jacqueline Baird.
- genres: Fiction, Romance novel
- subject: Adult
- "Wife" is a film, directed by Kim Mook.
- "Wife" is a 1983 drama film.
- also known as 아내
- country: South Korea
- language: Korean Language
- genres: East Asian cinema, World cinema, Drama
- released on (31 years ago)
- "Wife" is a film.
- country: India
- genres: Tollywood, South Asian cinema, World cinema
- "Wife" is a film.
- award: - Nandi Award for Best Audiographer, received by Kolli Rama krishna
- Wife: A wife is a female partner in a continuing marital relationship. A wife may also be referred to as a spouse. The term continues to be applied to a woman who has separated from her partner and ceases to be applied to such a woman only when her marriage has come to an end following a legally recognised divorce or the death of her spouse. On the death of her partner, a wife is referred to as a widow, but not after she is divorced from her partner.
- Wife is a TV program.
- also known as Ah nae
- begun on and completed on (12 years ago)
- country: South Korea
- regular cast:
- WIFE a.k.a. WLPK 1580 AM is a radio station broadcasting an classic hits format. Licensed to Connersville, Indiana, the station is owned by Rodgers Broadcasting Corporation.
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- Wife is a film directed by Japanese director Mikio Naruse originally released in 1953. It is based on the novel Chairo no me, written by Fumiko Hayashi in 1950. Like other Naruse films from this period, such as Repast, the theme of Wife involves a couple trapped with each other. And like two other Naruse films based on novels by Hayashi, Repast and Lightning, the story involves a stale marriage and unhappy family.
Phrases with Wife
Phrases starting with the word Wife:
Phrases ending with the word Wife:
- Aad Wife
- old wife
- Work Wife
- Dutch wife
- lot's wife
- trophy wife
- Country Wife
- man and wife
- The World and His Wife
Other phrase containing the word Wife:
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wife
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by Jan Harold Brunvand
Here Langer s summary of "the most complete version of this strange story that was making the rounds" was provided: A young married couple hires a servant since the wife is pregnant and almost due. The baby is born. A few weeks later the ...
Bashgali Dictionary (2001)
An Analysis of Colonel J. Davidson's Notes on the Bashgali Language by Sten Konow
a woman, a wife. The word also occurs in the forms istri, shiri, and shtari. The following forms occur : ishiri, ...
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Usage statistics about wife
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- Wife Meaning
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- Actor singamuthu's Funny & Double meaning talk about vijaykanth and his wife - Red Pix 24x7
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- Comedy Week Special : Nouk Jhok - Wife, Biwi, Aur Patni Ka Meaning
Nouk Jhok brings to you the never ending fun filled Husband and Wife arguments that will make you Laugh Out Loud. For more really Funny videos, ...
- Stepford Wife meaning and pronunciation
1.) Used to describe a servile, compliant, submissive, spineless wife who happily does her husband's bidding and serves his every whim dutifully. 2.) Can also ...
- Abbreviation: Meaning behind word Family, Wife, Husband and Hello
- The Meaning of Wife
A comedy about who gets hitched these days... and what the hell they're thinking. With Ailin Conant and Erin Judge. For more info...
- Wife meaning and pronunciation
The beautiful, inteligent, classy and fulfilling companion of a man that is wise enough to notice such qualities. Usually despised and hated on by the baby ...
- Funny Meaning of WIFE - 5th October 2011
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- The Fisherman and His Wife Vocabulary
Vocabulary words from The Fisherman and His Wife.
- Modi Must Give Explanation for not Mentioning his Wife Name in earlier Affidavit - Nageswar |10tv
- Stock Footage - Husband & Wife / Explanation of Color Blindness and Chromosomes
- The Meaning of Wife - Original video shown at the Wedding of Geraldine Guerin & Frank Frawley
Geraldine surprised Frank with this little video on their Wedding Day - 28th November 2014 - at the Castle Oaks House Hotel, Limerick.
- BEATING WIFE AND GURAN (THE FALSE MEANING) AYA 434
- MIND YOUR LANGUAGE ALI's WIFE and RANJEED
- THE OTHER WIFE (*coarse language) with english subtitles
Knock knock. Open it. If you dare. Starring: Benjamin Tay, Liyan, Yanling Teo & Joyce Goh *With English subtitles (turn ON captions)
- Military Wife answers dumb questions (LANGUAGE R)
For all the spouses of the military that get all those dumb questions. P.S Don't watch it if you don't like the F bomb because it will be dropped. For all the people ...
- Vimala Narasimhan AP Governor ESL Narasimhans Wife
- See the body language: John Legend and wife, Kim and Kanye
John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen and Kim and Kanye went on a double date at the Waffle House after an event and you can see the difference in body ...
- Governor ESL Narasimhan with his wife takes Holy Dips At Bhadrachalam | Godavari Pushkaralu
Telugu states Governor ESL Narasimhan with his wife took holy dips in river Godavari on the eve of Godavari Pushkaralu at Bhadrachalam pushkar ghat.
- Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan and his wife cast their vote
Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan and his wife Vimala Narasimhan cast their votes at a polling centre near Raj Bhavan. Watch this video to find more.
- Governor ESL Narasimhan with his wife takes Holy Dips | Godavari Pushkaralu | Rajahmundry
Telugu states Governor ESL Narasimhan with his wife took holy dips in river Godavari on the eve of Godavari Pushkaralu at Rajahmundry pushkar ghat.
- Learning with Petemcg Urban Dictionary - Wife Beater
- Governor ESL Narasimhan with his Wife takes Holy Dip At Bhadrachalam | CVR News
Governor of Telugu states ESL Narasimhan took holy dip in river Godavari along with family members at Rajahmundry Pushkar ghat. Watch CVR News, the 24/7 ...
- A Man and His Wife - Importance of Language (Clip)
- LATEST C LANGUAGE ( WIFE OF CH MUSHTAQ AHMED BAJWA ) 157 RB GOJRA
- A WIFE OF ADAM IN TEMNE LANGUAGE /SIERRA LEONE
A Wife for Adam Genesis 2:15-25 in TEMNE. A Wife for AdamGod put Adam in a beautiful (fertile) garden and he cared for it. There were male and female ...
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- EFL Play: Silkie, the seal wife
The story of a beautiful mythological creature called the Silkie, derived from Irish folklore and retold through Reader's Theatre by Spanish enthusiasts in Llanes, ...
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Quotes about Wife
Mother! I love you more than my wife.
Mother! You love me more than my wife does.
Mother! You will not outlive my wife,
Whom I need to lean on after you.
Sorry! I am listening to my wife.
23.07.2009. (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of W4I1F4E1
The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of WIFE
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