better half

noun

Definition of better half

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”

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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