- a divorced woman.
Origin of divorcée
Examples from the Web for divorcee
In 2007, the couple divorced, making Solange a 20-year-old divorcee with a 3-year-old son.10 Things You Didn't Know About Solange, the Woman at the Center of the Jay Z Slapfest
May 13, 2014
Now every Long Island divorcee thinks she can come and be a sculptor.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende
February 26, 2014
But for once in a way, the lady was not in the position of a divorcee.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Divorcee′, a divorced person; Divorce′ment (B.), divorce; Divor′cer.
She may appear as maid, wife or widow; sometimes as divorcee; but, personally, she conducts her own campaign.
"So many other ways of getting what you want without making a scandal," this from a duchess from behind her fan to a divorcee.Felix O'Day
F. Hopkinson Smith
But we are more struck with the appalling fidelity of the following scene in a tale named the Divorcee.
- a person, esp a woman, who has been divorced
Word Origin and History for divorcee
"divorced woman," 1813, from French divorcée, noun use of fem. past participle of divorcer (see divorce (v.)). The male equivalent in French is divorcé.