Definition of homewrecker in English:


Syllabification: home·wreck·er
Pronunciation: /ˈhōmˌrekər


One who is blamed for the breakup of a marriage or family, such as an adulterous partner.
More example sentences
  • When she later married Luce, who divorced his wife of many years in order to marry her, she was seen by his family as a flashy homewrecker.
  • I never, ever, ever thought that I would be one of those homewreckers in the world, but here I am, and I need some advice.
  • It seems her rage is misguided when she threatens to throttle the homewrecker rather than the wandering spouse, until she acknowledges that the only thing stopping her is that he's really equally to blame.

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