fiancee fiancee  /fi ˈæn si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman who is engaged to be married

Usage(s):

  1. It was written 90 years ago by Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, to his fiancee Martha Bernays.
  2. The fiancee pretends to like his daughter but does not discourage her from running away when she decides she is not wanted in her father's home.
  3. Ernestina is his drearily upright fiancee.

News

  1. Evansville man facing trial in deaths of fiancee's 2 children

    A southwestern Indiana man could face the death penalty if convicted on murder and arson charges that he set a 2010 fire that killed his fiancee's two children.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  2. Man charged with killing children, fiancee in Delaware City fire

    A Delaware man has been charged with murder for allegedly setting a fire that killed his fiancee and their two small children.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPVI 6abc Philadelphia

  3. Man and fiancee cover up abuse of her son

    A man admitted to physically abusing his fiancee's young son in late April and late May, and the boy's mother lied to doctors about how the 4-year-old was injured on one of those occasions, officials said. John H. Lam slapped the 4-year-old during an argument on April 29 and shoved the boy into a wall for misbehaving on May 23 in a home along Easton Road in Nazareth. Both times the boy had to be ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

Quotes

  1. "I just want to apologize to everybody - my teammates, my family, especially my fiancee," Richardson said after practice Monday. "I've been questioned as a basketball player, questioned as a person, but my fatherhood in question is tough,...
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Jason Richardson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "We are cautiously optimistic," Hodes said. "Hero still has a long way to go. My staff and I are working with the Rollins family, Justin's fiancee, Brittney, Justin's fellow soldiers, and DHL (a cargo company) to bring him back to New...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Paul Hodes Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "As Reverend Sharpton just said, I did meet with (fiancee Nicole Paultre-Bell) and the whole Bell family," Spitzer said. "And let's just say this: We all grieve with them. And there are no words that can be sufficient for the tragedy that you...
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Washington Post

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