Translation of "wife" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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wifenoun [ C ]

uk /waɪf/ us /waɪf/ plural wives

A1 the woman that you are married to

妻子,老婆,夫人
I met Greg's wife for the first time. 我是第一次見到葛列格的妻子。
She's his third wife (= she is the third woman he has been married to). 她是他的第3任妻子。

More examples

  • He composed this poem for his wife.
  • Just out of interest, how old is your wife?
  • I seem to remember that on that occasion he was with his wife.
  • Husbands and wives may be taxed independently.
  • We had dinner with our director and his charming wife.

(Translation of “wife” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)