Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a divorced woman or a woman who is separated from her husband

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Synonyms of Divorcee

grass widow

Alternate forms of Divorcee

Derivations: divorce

Hypernyms: adult female, woman

Origin of the word Divorcee

  1. "divorced woman," 1813, from Fr. divorc?e, from noun use of fem. pp. of divorcer (see divorce). The male equivalent in French is divorc?. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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