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Definition of "betrothed" []

  • Engaged to be married. (adjective)
  • A person to whom one is engaged to be married. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "betrothed" in a sentence
  • "And these are actually all factors that are - the good news for Will, you can tell this to your soon-to-be betrothed, is these are all factors that predict you're much less likely to get divorced as well."
  • "Again, the word betrothed points legitimately to a marriage which is always justly expected to follow if both parties are faithful to the engagement."
  • "Her first betrothed is still in blood with her family, and both are in blood with her husband's family."