betrothed

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noun be·trothed \bi-ˈtrōthd, -ˈtrȯtht\

Definition of betrothed

  1. :  the person someone has promised to marry :  the person to whom one is betrothed spending the afternoon with his betrothed

Examples of betrothed in a sentence

  1. he gazed lovingly at his betrothed throughout the dinner

Origin and Etymology of betrothed

see betroth


First Known Use: 1594


BETROTHED Defined for English Language Learners

betrothed

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noun be·trothed \bi-ˈtrōthd, -ˈtrȯtht\

Definition of betrothed for English Language Learners

  • : the person that someone has promised to marry



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