from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person recently married.

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  • n. A recently married person
  • adj. recently married

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  • n. someone recently married


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  • But the term newlywed isn't quite accurate, so Diane Harris, 71, coined a new one.

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  • At the Sheraton, Abdullah recalls a newlywed couple scrambling out of their honeymoon suite, wrapped only in bedsheets, when the hotel and the next-door Palestine Hotel were attacked in a suicide bombing in 2005.


  • Aww, people say that two years are the "newlywed" phase- but we've been married for a little over six years and still feel like newlyweds!

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  • In response, they recruited four "newlywed" couples, all married five years or less to contribute to the day by giving little presentations on some of the challenges early marriage presented.

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  • Although married women overall slept more soundly than unmarried women, the researchers, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, did identify a "newlywed" effect.

    NYT > Home Page

  • An early semi-autobiographical "newlywed" comic is a real treat.

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  • The first anniversary may mark the official move away from 'newlywed', but Mr. JM and I are newlyweds through and through in behavior - especially when it comes to us being separated in any way.


  • Hollywood Squares) and their wives serving as the "newlywed" contestants.

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  • Do you think the mangaka would ever show the fate of a pregnant woman or newlywed in that manga?

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  • The story revolves around David Sacker, a CIA agent and newlywed, who gets pushed into a major tiff with Homeland Security after a bomber explodes the building he worked in.

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  • See lywed.

    November 27, 2008