Definition of marital status
: the state of being married or not married —used on official forms to ask if a person is married, single, divorced, or widowed Please enter your marital status.
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
You're (Probably) Saying It Wrong
18 words even you might be mispronouncing
Great Big List of Beautiful & Useless Words
Along with their degrees of usefulness
What's the Difference?
These words shouldn't be used interchangeably
Words For Things You Didn't Know Have Names
When 'thingamajig' and 'thingamabob' just won't do
Ask the Editors