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Noun: wife (wives)  wIf
  1. A married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless";
    - married woman, wifey [informal]

Derived forms: wives

Type of: adult female, better half [informal], married person, mate [informal], other half [Brit, informal], partner, spouse, woman

Antonym: hubby

Encyclopedia: Wife, Mom, Bounty Hunter