estranged wife

Definition of estranged wife

formal
:a wife who no longer lives with her husband

Word by Word Definitions

estrange play estranged
  1. : to arouse especially mutual enmity or indifference in (someone) where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness : alienate

  2. : to remove from customary environment or associations

wife play
  1. : woman

  2. : a woman acting in a specified capacity

  3. : a female partner in a marriage


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