from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man to whom a woman is engaged to be married.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A man who is engaged to be married.
- n. A person engaged to be married.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A betrothed man.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An affianced or betrothed person, male (fiancé) or female (fiancée).
French, from past participle of fiancer, to betroth, from Old French fiancier, from fiance, trust, from fier, to trust, from Vulgar Latin *fīdāre, from Latin fīdere; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French fiancé. (Wiktionary)