[ pal-uh-moh-nee ]
/ ˈpæl əˌmoʊ ni /
a form of alimony awarded to one of the partners in a romantic relationship after the breakup of that relationship following a long period of living together.
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Example sentences from the Web for palimony
Of course, Liberace and Thorson became a notorious couple when the latter filed a palimony suit against his former lover.Richard Porton on Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Behind the Candelabra’|Richard Porton|May 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Journey star is embroiled in his own legal tussle—a palimony suit filed by a former girlfriend.Tareq Salahi’s $50M Suit Against Michaele, Schon, Journey Thrown Out|Diane Dimond|April 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for palimony
/ (ˈpælɪmənɪ) /
US alimony awarded to a nonmarried partner after the break-up of a long-term relationship
Word Origin for palimony
C20: from a blend of pal + alimony
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