newlywed
noun Date: 1908 a person recently married

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • newlywed — (n.) also newly wed, 1907, from NEWLY (Cf. newly) + WED (Cf. wed). Probably owes its origin to a then popular newspaper comic strip, The Newlyweds and Their Baby, about Mr. and Mrs. Newlywed, by George McManus in the New York World. As an… …   Etymology dictionary

  • newlywed — [no͞o΄lēwed΄, nyo͞o′lēwed΄] n. a recently married person …   English World dictionary

  • Newlywed — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Newlywed (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on newlywed instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/newlywed …   Wikipedia

  • newlywed — /nooh lee wed , nyooh /, n. a person who has recently married. [1915 20; NEWLY + WED] * * * …   Universalium

  • newlywed — 1. noun A recently married person 2. adjective recently married …   Wiktionary

  • newlywed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bride, blushing bride, [bride]groom. See marriage. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. blushing bride, bridegroom, honeymooner; see bride , groom 2 , husband , wife …   English dictionary for students

  • newlywed — [[t]nju͟ːliwed, AM nu͟ː [/t]] newlyweds also newly wed N COUNT: usu pl Newlyweds are a man and woman who have very recently got married to each other. Lavalais raised his glass to propose a toast to the newlyweds …   English dictionary

  • newlywed — n. one who has recently married …   English contemporary dictionary

  • newlywed — n 1. bride, blushing bride, plighted bride; groom, bridegroom. 2. newlyweds honeymooners, bridal pair, wedded pair, married couple; man and wife, bride and groom, Latin, vir et uxor …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • newlywed — new•ly•wed [[t]ˈnu liˌwɛd, ˈnyu [/t]] n. a person recently married …   From formal English to slang

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