- a divorced woman.
Origin of divorcée
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Contemporary Examples of 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
Historical Examples of divorcee
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
"divorced woman," 1813, from French divorcée, noun use of fem. past participle of divorcer (see divorce (v.)). The male equivalent in French is divorcé.