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Stepford wife

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  1. . 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) 

Definitions

noun

  1. (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.
Tapply, William G The Dutch Blue Error
Midler, Kidman, Close and the singer Faith Hill - who makes her film debut as a Stepford wife - related to many of them.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)

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