- Usually marrieds. married couples or married people: young marrieds moving into their first home.
Origin of married
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Examples from the Web for unmarried
Rumors about unmarried middle-aged people, regardless of profession or gender, are sadly as common there as elsewhere.America’s First Post-Gay Governor
October 24, 2014
There are different types of kimonos to denote something about the wearer, married or unmarried, young or old.Bar-Hopping With the Kyoto Geisha
September 1, 2014
The upward trend in the birth rate for unmarried mothers has reversed—dropping 14 percent, according to a new CDC report.
The birth rate to unmarried mothers has, with a few pauses, steadily climbed since the 1940s.
If unmarried and convicted, the “active” partner will receive 100 lashes.The Most Insane Antics of George Galloway, Britain’s Purring, Dictator-Loving MP
August 7, 2014
Whatever you do, John, don't die an unmarried man like your Uncle William and me.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
If we must have them let us be consistent and give one to the unmarried man.The Devil's Dictionary
Anthony took Cleopatra, and most of the other unmarried men took Rachel Guest.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
The minister of God, unmarried, must have only one wife at the same time.Slavery Ordained of God
Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
A child born to an unmarried woman is no impediment to her marriage.The Long Labrador Trail
- not marriedan unmarried mother
- films denoting a print of a cinematograph film in which the picture and sound recordings are on separate reels
- having a husband or wife
- joined in marriagea married couple
- of or involving marriage or married persons
- closely or intimately united
- (usually plural) a married person (esp in the phrase young marrieds)
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Word Origin and History for unmarried
"formally wedded," late 14c., from past participle of marry (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper