Definition of homewrecker in English:

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homewrecker

Pronunciation: /ˈhōmˌrekər/

noun

informal
A person who is blamed for the breakup of a marriage or family, especially due to having engaged in an affair with one member of a couple: she was accused of being a homewrecker
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.

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Syllabification: home·wreck·er

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