Definition of husband-to-be in English:


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noun (plural husbands-to-be)

  • A man who is to be married; a fiancé: she met her husband-to-be Michael while on holiday in Spain
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    • Despite dowries being illegal in India, families are having to pay more to husbands-to-be to marry their daughters.
    • In all three cases the husbands-to-be might as well be shop mannequins, mutely looking bemused while the action unfolds around them.
    • The husbands-to-be should give the dolls to the brides as their marks of their hearts, and some couples put the doll in the front of their wedding cars.

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