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  • n. a former husband.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband


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  • Next, she called her ex-husband and asked him to meet her in the ER, to help get Debora admitted.

    Bitter Harvest

  • With her thoughts centered on Holt, it took her a second to realize Guy was referring to her ex-husband.

    The Rogue

  • And, he my ex-husband, that is questioned me about it.

    Save as draft

  • He was just walking me to my car—Billy, that is, my ex-husband of nine years.

    Christmas Magic

  • Jilly uncorked her bottle of wine and called her ex-husband in Tucson.

    Some Fun

  • But any woman who could use that word pedant, I reasoned, call her ex-husband “duplicitous” and a “narcissist,” and describe an assistant manager we both worked for as a “troglodyte” was a woman I felt I could spend time talking to and perhaps even want to live with, despite the three kids, a first husband, and her extra year in age.

    Closing Time

  • As the one whose kids from remarriage call my ex-husband "Uncle Nick"?

    Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

  • Janine Lindemulder called her ex-husband more than 24 times in just 3 days.

    NY Daily News

  • I know a woman who refers to her ex-husband as He Who Must Not Be Named, and her sisters sometimes just call him Voldemort.

    NPR Topics: News

  • SEAL BEACH, Calif Reuters - Mourners laid flowers at a hair salon in Seal Beach on Thursday, a day after a gunman, identified as the ex-husband of a stylist there, killed eight people in a shooting rampage.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion


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