Definition of starter marriage in English:

Share this entry

starter marriage


A short-lived first marriage between young adults, viewed as a form of preparation for a subsequent, more lasting one with different partners.
Example sentences
  • There are far worse things than having a failed starter marriage.
  • Witness the rising concept of starter marriage, a short-lived union to be quickly outgrown.
  • The furore over her recent "starter marriage" was a crass example of being famous for nothing—other than her parentage.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.