Definition of divorcée
: a divorced woman
Recent Examples of divorcée from the Web
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.
Jim and Pam tie the knot, but there are plenty of awesome subplots throughout the two-episode arc: Andy accidentally decimates his testicles, Dwight reveals his inner-playboy, and Pam’s divorcee mother makes a terrible, terrible late-night decision.
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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: 1813
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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