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Definition of DW in English:

noun

informal
A person’s wife (used in electronic communication): my DW and I spent our anniversary at Meadow Lake Resort in Columbia Falls
More example sentences
  • Don't travel much these days - DW doesn't like travel!
  • My DW wants me to get rid of some t-shirts: how many T's do YOU own?
  • My DW is returning to the UK on the 31st March after a long spell in the US.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of darling wife or dear wife.

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