: of, relating to, or being life insurance with a fixed premium for the life of the policyholder and a cash value that can be redeemed on sale of the policy or can be the basis of low-interest loans

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whole-life was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Whole-life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole-life. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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