power couple power couple

Definition(s):

  • (n) a couple both of whom have high-powered careers or are politically influential

Usage(s):

  1. They were a power couple.
  2. Enter new driver Jane Norton, the former lieutenant governor and half of a GOP power couple.
  3. For most of the Roaring Nineties, the Fastows did not play the power couple; instead they lived like other professionals in the West University area and raised two children.

News

  1. NSA leaker's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent

    MICA graduate Lindsay Mills is from Laurel They don't make many power couples like this: He's a self-proclaimed whistle blower, the focus of international headlines and Obama administration ire. She describes herself as a "world-traveling, pole-dancing super hero."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDBJ 7 Roanoke

  2. NSA leaker's girlfriend 'left lost at sea'

    The acrobatic dancer left behind by Edward Snowden pours out her heartache on her blog, which has since been taken down. WAIPAHU, Hawaii — They don't make power couples like this very often: He is a self-proclaimed whistle-blower, the focus of international headlines and Obama administration ire. She apparently describes herself as a "world-traveling, pole-dancing super hero."        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. HP’s affair with mobile tech is one more nail in the coffin for Wintel computing

    PC maker Hewlett-Packard is changing the way it does business, which could dethrone a longstanding tech power couple. Wintel, the decades-old partnership between Windows and Intel, has long dominated the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

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