homewrecker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From home and wrecker: the idea that a family and a home have been destroyed by one person.

Noun[edit]

homewrecker (plural homewreckers)

  1. (slang, pejorative) A person (male or female) who engages in romantic relations with a person who is married or engaged to be married with the result of breaking up the marriage or engagement.