the little woman

noun

Definition of the little woman

old-fashioned + humorous + sometimes offensive
used to refer to a man's wife He bought a bouquet of flowers for the little woman.

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“The little woman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20little%20woman. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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