Used to refer to the spiritual and physical union of two people in a relationship, especially marriage: my body is his, his is mine: one flesh
[with biblical allusion to Gen. 2:24]
More example sentences
- Man and wife, by their marriage union, become one flesh; Christ and true believers, by this union, become one spirit.
- But we must remember the Lord's stress that marriage is the union of one flesh.
- Children express the two in one flesh of marriage.
Definition of one flesh in:
- The US English dictionary