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Definition 1 of 2

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Noun. January 6, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

A demure way of saying fiance, or fiancee.

Usage

"Sir, please meet Ramesh. He is my would-be."
Added 2011-06-30 by Kannadoggy

Root

Multiple

Region

South India

Related Terms

missus, finance

Terms referencing this

Maruti car, ud bee, marriage, betteraf, goodnews, finance, missus

Definition 2 of 2

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Definition

Would-be: fiance/fiancee; man/woman who is engaged to be married.

Usage

When my chalak uncle discovered that my Would-be works in America, he immediately made plans to send my porki cousin for further studies in America. Afterall, my cousin could stay with me and my Would-be, after our marriage.
Added 2011-07-06 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

India

Related Terms

Beau, missus

Terms referencing this

Maruti car, ud bee, marriage, betteraf, goodnews, finance, missus