Definition of war bride in English:

war bride

Syllabification: war bride

noun

A woman who marries a man whom she met while he was on active service.
More example sentences
  • His mother, Jacqueline, grew up in Paris during the Nazi occupation and returned to the USA as a war bride in 1945, married to Lou Stone, who became a prominent stock - broker.
  • There must have been in the war bride, I think, a sense of adventure to meet and marry a Canadian soldier and leave home to a future that they would not be certain of.
  • The protagonist, Nasarian, is a woman born to a Samburu man by his Somali war bride - his fourth wife - in contemporary Kenya.

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