\ ˈflō-təs How to pronounce FLOTUS (audio) \

Definition of FLOTUS

: the first lady of the United States often used like a nickname Around the White House, they're known as POTUS and FLOTUS. Those are shorthand terms for president of the United States and first lady of the United States.— Robert Haught

First Known Use of FLOTUS

1983, in the meaning defined above

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