WIFE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for WIFE?

Need another word that means the same as “wife”? Find 6 synonyms and 30 related words for “wife” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Wife” are: married woman, spouse, partner, mate, consort, woman

Wife as a Noun

Definitions of "Wife" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “wife” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • The wife of a person with a specified occupation.
  • A woman, especially an old or uneducated one.
  • A married woman; a man's partner in marriage.
  • A married woman considered in relation to her spouse.

Synonyms of "Wife" as a noun (6 Words)

consortA family of similar musical instrument playing together.
Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert.
married womanA person who is married.
mateSouth American tea like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate.
Camels hate leaving their mates.
partnerA person s partner in marriage.
Sexual partners.
spouseA husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner.
womanA disrespectful form of address to a woman.
A daily woman.

Usage Examples of "Wife" as a noun

  • He and his wife are keen gardeners.
  • A clergy wife.

Associations of "Wife" (30 Words)

bachelorLead a bachelor s existence.
One of the country s most eligible bachelors.
beauA man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance.
bigamyHaving two spouses at the same time.
boyfriendA man who is the lover of a man or woman.
A boyfriend cardigan.
cohabitExist together.
Animals that can cohabit with humans thrive.
concubineA mistress.
coupleConnect (a railway vehicle or a piece of equipment) to another.
A sense of hope is coupled with a palpable sense of loss.
darlingA lovable or endearing person.
A darling little pillbox hat.
estranged(of a person) no longer close or affectionate to someone; alienated.
Harriet felt more estranged from her daughter than ever.
exOut of fashion.
All his exes live in Texas.
fianceA man who is engaged to be married.
fianceeA woman who is engaged to be married.
girlfriendAny female friend.
Mary and her girlfriend organized the party.
guySteady or support with a guy wire or cable.
He s a nice guy.
harridanA scolding (even vicious) old woman.
A bullying old harridan.
husbandUse cautiously and frugally.
She and her husband are both retired.
loverAn ardent follower and admirer.
Music lovers.
marriageA combination or mixture of elements.
Her music is a marriage of funk jazz and hip hop.
marriedMarried people.
A married man.
marry(of a parent or guardian) give (a son or daughter) in marriage.
Eric asked me to marry him.
mistressA woman who is skilled in a particular subject or activity.
Mary go and fetch your mistress some cold chicken.
mollA prostitute.
I d rush the money over to his moll.
morganaticOf a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior.
He contracted a morganatic marriage with a German born actress.
newlywedSomeone recently married.
paramourA lover, especially the illicit partner of a married person.
partnerA person s partner in marriage.
She lived with her partner.
polygamyThe condition or practice of having more than one spouse at a time.
spouseA person’s partner in marriage.
wedBe obstinately attached or devoted to (an activity, belief, or system.
He was to wed the king s daughter.
widowerA man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried.
Her new found passion has turned me into a tennis widower.

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