wifeless
adjective see wife

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wifeless — Wife less, a. Without a wife; unmarried. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wifeless — lə̇s adjective Etymology: Middle English wifles, from Old English wīflēas, from wīf wife + lēas less : having no wife the only wifeless man in the group of old classmates …   Useful english dictionary

  • wifeless — adjective having no wife; unmarried or celibate …   Wiktionary

  • wifeless — adj. unmarried, bachelor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wifeless — wife·less …   English syllables

  • Celibacy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Celibacy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 celibacy celibacy singleness single blessedness Sgm: N 1 bachelorhood bachelorhood bachelorship Sgm: N 1 misogamy misogamy misogyny GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 virginity …   English dictionary for students

  • Wiveless — Wive less, a. Wifeless. [Obs.] Homilies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wife — noun (plural wives) Etymology: Middle English wif, from Old English wīf; akin to Old High German wīb wife and probably to Tocharian B kwīpe female pudenda Date: before 12th century 1. a. dialect woman b. a woman acting in a specified capacity… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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