- All too often, however, she sounds less like a domestic goddess and more like a Stepford wife.
- When this bin liner was full I tied it up and put it in the grey bin like a dutiful Stepford wife.
- But what does a Stepford husband do for recreation?
From The Stepford Wives, the title of a 1972 novel by Ira Levin (1929–2007), in which Stepford is the name of a fictional idyllic suburb where the men have replaced their wives with robots.
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