ex-fiancée

noun

ex-fi·​an·​cée ¦eks-ˌfē-ˌän-ˈsā How to pronounce ex-fiancée (audio)
-fē-ˈän-ˌsā
plural ex-fiancées
: a woman whom one was formerly engaged to but never married : a former fiancée

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ex-fiancée was in 1881

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“Ex-fiancée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ex-fianc%C3%A9e. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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