Adjective "fiancee" definition and examples

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

Pronunciation

/fɪˈɑːnseɪ//fɪˈɒnseɪ//fɪˈɒ̃seɪ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A woman to whom a man is engaged to be married.
  1. '‘It is the story of all the women left behind during the First World War - the sisters, the fiancées and the bereaved,’ said Jeannie.'
  2. 'A Warminster soldier has been killed while serving in Iraq just months before he was set to marry his fiancée.'
  3. 'I imagine that in the big city, people are always intercepting their brothers' fiancées at the church door, but if you live in a small village, as I do, the prospect of this is hot stuff indeed.'
  4. 'Indeed, so determined was my mother that we should not marry, that she banned my fiancée from the family home in Worthing.'
  5. 'And he is clinging to the hope that his fiancée, who he planned to marry in the summer, returns home safe and well.'
  6. '‘I've had two or three fiancées,’ he says, but no relationship has come close to the emotional commitment he's made to dance.'
  7. 'Over the past five years, 3,500 women from the Philippines alone have immigrated to Canada as fiancées or spouses of Canadian sponsors.'
  8. 'Anyway, I want to get off the subject of fiancées and weddings.'
  9. 'Seung-hun wanted to break his prior engagement with his fiancée to marry Hye-kyo.'
  10. 'Sadly, Ann didn't live long enough to see her son, Darren, and his fiancée Louise get married recently.'

More definitions

1. a woman engaged to be married.

More examples(as adjective)

"people/places/organizations can be fiancee."

"fishers can be fiancee."

"coopers can be fiancee."

Origin

(fiancée)