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fiancé

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noun fi·an·cé \ˌfē-ˌän-ˈsā, fē-ˈän-ˌ\

Definition of fiancé

  1. :  a man engaged to be married



Examples of fiancé in a sentence

  1. Let me introduce my fiancé.

  2. <couldn't wait to show off her fiancé to all of her relatives>



Origin and Etymology of fiancé

French, from Middle French, from past participle of fiancer to promise, betroth, from Old French fiancier, from fiance promise, trust, from fier to trust, from Vulgar Latin *fidare, alteration of Latin fidere — more at bide


First Known Use: 1838


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