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better half

noun

: someone's wife or husband

Full Definition of BETTER HALF

:  spouse
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Examples of BETTER HALF

  1. Please come to our party—and your better half is invited, too!
  2. <Allow me to introduce you to my better half, Joan>

First Known Use of BETTER HALF

1580

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