Definition of divorcée
: a divorced woman
Recent Examples of divorcée from the Web
Palomares is a divorcee with two adult daughters and five grandchildren.
Johansson plays the straight man in her posse, which includes overenthusiastic kindergarten teacher Alice (Jillian Bell), activist Frankie (Ilana Glazer), wealthy divorcee Blair (Zoë Kravitz) and Aussie flower child Pippa (Kate McKinnon).
Johansson plays the straight man in her posse, which includes over-enthusiastic kindergarten teacher Alice (Jillian Bell), activist Frankie (Ilana Glazer), wealthy divorcee Blair (Zoe Kravitz) and Aussie flower child Pippa (Kate McKinnon).
The former divorcee would use the title Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, but the marriage also legally made her Princess of Wales as well.
A divorcee or widow, grief-stricken in her loneliness.
In Sebastian Lelio's fine-grained 2013 character portrait, Gloria, Paulina Garcia traced the rocky path to self-discovery of a Chilean divorcee struggling to find wholeness as a middle-aged single woman.
Garrel’s Lover is the last in a trilogy exploring love, lust and fidelity, while Denis’ Sunshine stars Juliette Binoche as a emotionally confused 50-something divorcee.
Katey Sagal’s on-the-prowl divorcee now gets a number, Fever (one of a handful of old/new songs unnecessarily shoehorned into the score).
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Origin and Etymology of divorcée
French, from feminine of divorcé, past participle of divorcer to divorce, from Middle French divorse
First Known Use: 1813See Words from the same year
DIVORCÉE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of divorcée for English Language Learners
: a divorced person; especially : a woman who is divorced
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