Definition of ex-wife in English:


Syllabification: ex-wife


A woman to whom someone was formerly married, from whom they are now divorced.
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  • In 1951, he finally decided to dump his long-suffering first wife, Mildred, for the newly divorced ex-wife of a congressman.
  • Back at the apartment, I tried once again to reach my ex-wife in Tennessee.
  • The problem I am having is his childish ex-wife.

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