American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Excessively or foolishly fond of a wife; doting on a wife.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Excessively fond of, or submissive to, a wife; being a dependent husband.
- adj. foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife
- Latin uxorius "of or pertaining to a wife" from uxor "wife" (Wiktionary)
- From Latin uxōrius, from uxor, wife. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A few people suggested that the existing word uxorious would fill the bill.”
“Map had asserted his authorship and stated that he had written the dissertation "changing only our names," assuming for himself the name of Valerius "me qui Walterus sum," and calling his uxorious friend Rufinus because he was red-haired.”
“C. Aaron Browbowski Jr.: sorry about that obnioxus show people, i'm wired on hot coffee mogbert: beemoh, I try and avoid articles with the word "uxorious" in them: - P C. Aaron Browbowski Jr.: no it's JESUS JACK JONES THOMPSON!!!!”
“In unfolding his plot as if it were a carpet allowed too long to mildew in a cellar, Ibsen presents a picture so misogynistic it makes that other Scandinavian curmudgeon August Strindberg seem positively uxorious.”
“First, my love," said Mr Darcy, who had become increasingly uxorious over time, "it behoves us to run through the back story for those who are not up to speed with the original.”
“The movie is filled with uxorious clichés from the 1950s, with manly men fighting over big oil and Taylor, at home on the ranch, schooling her husband Rock Hudson on his moral shortcomings, most notably his lack of what we would now call multicultural sensitivity.”
“The uxorious Obama had more important things to do--attend a Christmas party or Michelle might get mad at him.”
“The uxorious Obama had more important things to do -- attend a Christmas party or Michelle might get mad at him.”
“- I'm in Stamford most of the time - Dammit man, I'll meet you and your uxorious Mrs. in The George for a seafood platter and a bottle of Chablis, Whaddyasay?”
“I dreamed of someone I happen to know is happily married, and famously uxorious to boot; and then of buying lettuces in a rather nice street market.”
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