Definition of trophy wife in English:

trophy wife

Syllabification: tro·phy wife

noun

informal derogatory
A young, attractive wife regarded as a status symbol for an older man.
More example sentences
  • And when they hit 50, biology kicks in, propelling the greying Lotharios to either fall back in love with their wives or start over again with a younger trophy wife.
  • She's a young trophy wife, and owes money to a pornographer, and is also involved with a group of German nihilists.
  • Stock characters, such as the lazy, donut-eating cop, the money-hungry trophy wife, and the patronising aristocrat are over-inflated to the point of explosion, thus rendered harmless.

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