war bride


war bride

noun

: a woman who marries a soldier during a war

Full Definition of WAR BRIDE

1
:  a woman who marries a serviceman ordered into active service in time of war
2
:  a woman who marries a serviceman especially of a foreign nation met during a time of war

Examples of WAR BRIDE

  1. My grandmother was a war bride during World War II.

First Known Use of WAR BRIDE

1892

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