- . a married woman who submits to her husband's will and is preoccupied by domestic concerns
and her own personal appearance
Stepford wife (ˈstɛpfəd waɪf)
- (pejorative, informal) a married woman who submits to her husband's will and is preoccupied by domestic concerns
and her own domestic appearance ⇒
A good Stepford wife should never say 'no' to sex.,
The Stepford wives do only what their husbands want.
Example Sentences Including 'Stepford wife'
But it saddened me, and I couldn't allow her to turn into a Stepford wife , a mindless servant to what she thought were my wishes and needs.
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Midler, Kidman, Close and the singer Faith Hill - who makes her film debut as a Stepford wife - related to many of them.
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