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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bet′ter half′(n.)

  1. Informal. a person's spouse.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half(noun)

    a person's partner in marriage


  1. better half(Noun)

    A person's spouse or lover, most commonly a man's wife. Generally a compliment or sign of respect.

  2. better half(Noun)

    A person's close friend or companion


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