[ uh-fahy-uhnst ]
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  1. betrothed; engaged.

Origin of affianced

First recorded in 1570–80; affiance + -ed2

Words Nearby affianced Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use affianced in a sentence

  • The heir apparent, a boy of nine years old, is affianced to the daughter of a neighbouring king.

  • How can two affianced people know each other, even if for years they try ever so hard?

    Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
  • You perhaps did not know that I too loved your affianced Violet; how long, how deeply I can never utter to any living soul.

    Julian Home | Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  • He and the affianced couple stood alone together in a moment of silence.

    The Great Potlatch Riots | Allen Kim Lang
  • Come, we are affianced now; let me give thee the lover's kiss!'

    A German Pompadour | Marie Hay