better half

noun

Definition of better half

: spouse

Examples of better half in a Sentence

  1. Please come to our party—and your better half is invited, too!

  2. “Allow me to introduce you to my better half, Joan”

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First Known Use of better half

circa 1586


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better half

noun

Definition of better half for English Language Learners

  • : someone's wife or husband


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