domestic partner


either member of an unmarried, cohabiting, and especially homosexual couple that seeks benefits usually available only to spouses.

Origin of domestic partner

First recorded in 1975–80
Related formsdomestic partnership, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for domestic partner

beneficiary, companion, lover, partner, spouse, cohabitant, housemate