a marriage performed between one of the two contracting parties and a proxy who has been authorized to represent the other.
What term describes your relationship: polygyny, polyamory, monandry? Plus, what polygamy actually meansSex, marriage, and the law. Always complicated. That’s why there are so many words to describe how two people (sometimes more) live and love together. Like polygamy. Do you remember the 2007 arrest of Warren Jeffs, a religious leader and polygamist on charges involving multiple marriages and underage girls? The case, and polygamy, are back in the news. The Utah Supreme Court reversed the charges against …
aberrationFind new words to share every day with Dictionary.com's Word of the Day. Discover the definition, pronunciation, and origin of uncommon words plus more!
- proxy fight,
- proxy server,
- proxy statement,
Origin of proxy marriage
First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019