Definitions

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  • n. A person (male or female) who engages in romantic relations with a person who is married or engaged to be married with the result of breaking up the engagement or marriage.

Etymologies

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From home and wrecker: the idea that a family and a home have been destroyed by one person.

Examples

  • Amber Rose is taking back comments she made earlier this week calling Kim Kardashian a "homewrecker" - though she still insists that the reality star and Rose's ex-boyfriend Kanye West definitely hooked up.

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  • Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino sues his dad Filing the legal complaint in Miami, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino has launched a lawsuit against his dad Alicia Keys' hurt at homewrecker attack 'Empire State of Mind' hitmaker Alicia Keys found it "hurtful" to be called a homewrecker Gary Barlow's £1.5m X Factor pay deal Take That singer Gary Barlow has been offered £1.5 million to judge the 'X Factor' Arnold Schwarzenegger split from his wife after she discovered he had fathered a child over 10 years ago with a member of their household...

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  • And, BTW, that "homewrecker" story is a cheap shot.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • The next day, another city employee found stickers on her car saying "homewrecker" and other insults.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • George W. Bush is not only unspeakably evil, but now he's the kind of homewrecker for which there is no precedent!

    Michelle Malkin

  • The 34-year-old nightclub hostess told OK! magazine in the US that she was not a "homewrecker", reports E!

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Women, in alot of cases, get labelled "homewrecker" or whatever, while the guy is generally absolved of guilt or wrongdoing.

    INVISIBLE ORANGES - THE METAL MP3 BLOG

  • Can the singer now add 'homewrecker' to her resume? ...

    Entertainmentwise.com | Entertainment News

  • The second time, her sister had moved out and left her husband, but because she had been calling my GF a "homewrecker," my GF decided to get back at her sister by going to her brother-in-law's apartment and sleeping with him a second time.

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  • Tiger Woods sex scandal who's who: Wife Elin Nordegren, alleged lover Rachel Uchitel and more Rachel Uchitel fires back on Tiger Woods scandal: I'm no 'homewrecker'

    NY Daily News

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