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Definition of "co-wife" [co-wife]

  • In a polygamous marriage, another wife of a woman's husband. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "co-wife" in a sentence
  • "Evelyn converted to Christianity and became her co-wife."
  • ""In my experience, I would say that most people know the women who they are accusing of witchcraft and it could be a family member, someone who lives in the same community, a co-wife or even a child accusing a parent, aunt or grandmother," said Palmer."
  • "In all Ruvu groups it looks to have been common for some * mwali to emerge from seclusion prepared to move directly into partnership as a wife or co-wife. 44"