wif·​ey | \ˈwī-fē \

Definition of wifey 

: wife

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Synonyms for wifey


helpmate, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wife, woman [chiefly dialect]

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Examples of wifey in a Sentence

she sternly informed her husband that she did not appreciate being introduced as “the wifey” at gatherings

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Just want to give his wifey a new ring in a very public setting? refinery29.com, "2 Chainz Just Popped The Question On The Met Gala Red Carpet," 8 May 2018 Then there was Roxy Earle, the corporate executive turned wifey who oozed sass, charisma, and most important, body positivity—being the first plus-size cast member featured on the global franchise. Randi Bergman, Glamour, "Meet Roxy Earle, The First Plus-Size Real Housewife," 28 Sep. 2017 Though their, um, union seems airtight, wifey did manage to get a dig in about the Chicago Bulls guard, joking to E! Madeleine Marr, miamiherald, "Dwyane Wade leaves the seat up and other things we learned from his wife," 9 May 2017 Is making history by casting Darius worth repeating history by setting up another cast of women to be edited into wifeys and tramps? James Poniewozik, New York Times, "‘UnREAL’ Returns on Lifetime With a Provocative Twist," 5 June 2016

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First Known Use of wifey

1786, in the meaning defined above

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