Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To betroth. See affiance.
  • noun Trust; confidence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To betroth; to affiance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of fiancé.
  • verb obsolete To betroth; to affiance.

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

  • noun a man who is engaged to be married

Etymologies

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French. The verb is from fiancer.

Examples

  • I also hate the term fiance/fiancee so much I refused to use it during our engagement.

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  • I need this Andrea air purifier because, frankly, my fiance is a compulsive farter.

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  • Katy recently posted a photo of Russell in a wedding dress on Twitter and admitted her fiance is a bit of a Bridezilla and enjoys reading wedding magazines!

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  • A 32-year-old woman who vanished just days before her wedding was found alive early Saturday in New Mexico after calling her fiance from a pay phone and saying she had been kidnapped, authorities said.

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  • Starcradle, the biggest obstacle to planning your marriage while your fiance is in the States is his need for a tourist visa.

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  • Starcradle, the biggest obstacle to planning your marriage while your fiance is in the States is his need for a tourist visa.

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  • Starcradle, the biggest obstacle to planning your marriage while your fiance is in the States is his need for a tourist visa.

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  • Starcradle, the biggest obstacle to planning your marriage while your fiance is in the States is his need for a tourist visa.

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  • Starcradle, the biggest obstacle to planning your marriage while your fiance is in the States is his need for a tourist visa.

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  • Then it emerged that Mr. Nocera's fiance is the communications director at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, a law firm representing Oracle in the lawsuit.

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