noun, plural wives [wahyvz]. /waɪvz/.
verb (used with or without object), wifed, wif·ing.
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Idioms for wife
Origin of wife
OTHER WORDS FROM wifewifedom, nounwifeless, adjectivewife·less·ness, noun
Definition for wife (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for wife
My wife and Jojo took off immediately while I stayed to pack up the important papers, the most treasured stuffed animals, and the GravityWorks system.The High-Capacity Water Filter You Need for Base Camp|Joe Jackson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
Alex Ovechkin’s inside page features a photo of him with his wife, Nastya Ovechkina, and their two sons, Sergei and Ilya, in Russia.Capitals’ 2021 calendar features relatable theme, with players at home during pandemic|Scott Allen|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Gingrich had also been cheating on his wife during this time, although that didn’t come out until later.Cal Cunningham lost. Katie Hill resigned. Are we still put off by sex scandals?|Lisa Bonos|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Now 70, he lives with his wife, Kathryn Chadbourne, in rural North Carolina, and will soon be moving into a care center, Elin said.Why this Virginia man spent days making an Alzheimer’s ‘busy box’ for a stranger|Cathy Free|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
In addition to his wife, survivors include three brothers, three children and nine grandchildren.Jonathan Sacks, influential chief rabbi of the United Kingdom, dies at 72|Phil Davison|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for wife
noun plural wives (waɪvz)
Derived forms of wife
Word Origin for wife
Idioms and Phrases with wife
see under wives.