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honeymoon is over, the

The initial harmonious period in a new relationship has ended, as in After the first ninety days, the honeymoon between the new President and the press was over. The figurative use of honeymoon (literally referring to the first month of marriage) dates from the late 1500s.


The Surprising Meaning Of Honeymoon ExplainedThese days honeymoon can be a noun that describes the post-wedding vacation or an adjective used to describe the place where the newlyweds sleep during their vacation, as in the honeymoon suite. But, what does honeymoon really mean?

Nearby words

honeyed, honeyedly, honeyguide, honeymoon, honeymoon bridge, honeymoon is over, the, honeypot, honeysucker, honeysuckle, honeysuckle family, honeysuckle ornament
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