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Noun: better half  be-tu(r) hãf
Usage: informal
  1. A person's partner in marriage
    - spouse, partner, married person, mate [informal], other half [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: better halves

Type of: domestic partner, flesh and blood, relation, relative, significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent

Part of: man and wife, marriage, married couple

Encyclopedia: Better half