Adjective "fiance" definition and examples

(Fiance may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/fɪˈɒ̃seɪ//fɪˈɑːnseɪ//fɪˈɒnseɪ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A man to whom a woman is engaged to be married.
  1. 'Amanda Cunningham also revealed she was expecting a baby girl next week with her fiancé, Andrew Whitehead.'
  2. 'In Mozart's joyous opera, fidelity is tested, emotions are betrayed and lovers deceived when a cynical gentleman challenges two fiancés to a bet.'
  3. 'The party had been a huge success and the night ended for the girls as they both curled up on the seats in the stretch limo and feel asleep leaning against their new fiancés with their arms around their shoulders.'
  4. 'However, it's still tremendously funny; nervous fiancés and anxious parents everywhere should take note, it could be the perfect place for the bonding to start.'
  5. 'Now or ever, both my daughter and my niece are perfectly happy with their fiancés and I will not take their happiness away from them.'
  6. 'To my sister and her new fiancé, congratulations on your recent engagement.'
  7. 'According to one Kurdish group that searches for missing people, some women consider themselves still engaged to fiancés who vanished decades ago, while many married women cannot accept they have become widows.'
  8. 'Black and I took our seats across from our precious fiancés (once again, sense the sarcasm) and saw them smirking at us, identical looks on their faces.'
  9. 'To me this was pointless as I loved my fiancé and he loved me so why not get out and see the world together as a couple.'
  10. 'I've been going out with my fiancé for over three years now and we're getting married next spring.'

More definitions

1. a man engaged to be married.Synonyms: future groom, future husband, future spouse, betrothed.

More examples(as adjective)

"visas can be fiance."

"turners can be fiance."

"programs can be fiance."

"gingers can be fiance."

Origin

(fiancé)Mid 19th century: from French, past participle of fiancer ‘betroth’, from Old French fiance ‘a promise’, based on Latin fidere ‘to trust’.