domestic partner

Definitions of domestic partner
  1. noun
    a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
    synonyms: significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent
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    Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel
    prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)
    Bathsheba
    (Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC)
    Eva Braun
    the German mistress of Adolf Hitler (1910-1945)
    Catherine of Aragon
    first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)
    Delilah
    (Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength
    Anne Hathaway
    wife of William Shakespeare (1556-1623)
    Marquise de Maintenon
    French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)
    Rachel
    (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
    Rebecca
    (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
    Ruth
    the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
    Sarah
    (Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
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    lover
    a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage
    better half, married person, mate, partner, spouse
    a person's partner in marriage
    bigamist
    someone who marries one person while already legally married to another
    consort
    the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
    fancy man, paramour
    a woman's lover
    helpmate, helpmeet
    a helpful partner
    hubby, husband, married man
    a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    man
    a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
    fancy woman, kept woman, mistress
    an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    monogamist, monogynist
    someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)
    honeymooner, newlywed
    someone recently married
    polygamist
    someone who is married to two or more people at the same time
    married woman, wife
    a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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