- of or relating to matrimony; marital; nuptial; connubial; conjugal.
Origin of matrimonial
Examples from the Web for matrimonial
Mayefsky learned the tricks of the matrimonial trade under Sheresky, the 2010 complaint said.Katie Holmes’s Hire of Attorney Allan E. Mayefsky Signals Hardball Strategy Against Tom Cruise
Christine Pelisek, Rachel Krantz
July 3, 2012
Scott Dellamore, a schoolteacher from Rhinebeck, said the matrimonial madness has lately been haunting his dreams.Chelsea's Wedding Eve
The Daily Beast
July 31, 2010
Scott Dellamore, a schoolteacher from Rhinebeck, said the matrimonial madness has been haunting his dreams lately.Wedding Kicks Off!
July 30, 2010
That is the matrimonial one, interrupted he, with a big voice—and to this gentleman.
Had I a slighter notion of the matrimonial duty than I have, perhaps I might.
Let her keep to her own matrimonial projects—if she has any.'Little Dorrit
Social precedent, the value in the matrimonial market, all rest upon it.City of Endless Night
It is very sure in expectancy, like the making of matrimonial matches.
- relating to marriagematrimonial troubles
Word Origin and History for matrimonial
mid-15c., from Middle French matrimonial (14c.) and directly from Late Latin matrimonialis, from Latin matrimonium (see matrimony). Earlier as a noun meaning "a marriage" (late 15c.). Related: Matrimonially.