: someone who has an affair with a married person and causes that person's marriage to fail

Examples of home-wrecker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were the accusations of being a home-wrecker. Glamour, 25 Apr. 2024 There was a time when Ariana Grande being called out for being a home-wrecker would’ve been the topic of an hour-long discussion between us. Meghana Indurti, The New Yorker, 14 Oct. 2023

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“Home-wrecker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home-wrecker. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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