ex-fi·​an·​cée | \ ¦eks-ˌfē-ˌän-ˈsā How to pronounce ex-fiancée (audio) , -fē-ˈän-ˌsā\
plural ex-fiancées

Definition of ex-fiancée

: a woman whom one was formerly engaged to but never married : a former fiancée

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First Known Use of ex-fiancée

1881, in the meaning defined above

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