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better halfnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (plural better halves) humorous
A person's ​betterhalf is ​theirhusband, ​wife, or ​usualsexualpartner.
(Definition of better half from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “better half”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妻子, 丈夫, 性伙伴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妻子, 丈夫, 性伴侶…
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