make an honest woman of (someone)

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Definition of make an honest woman of (someone)

old-fashioned + humorous
: to marry (a woman, especially a woman one has already had sex with)

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“Make an honest woman of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20an%20honest%20woman%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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