bedaughtered

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ daughter +‎ -ed

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bedaughtered (not comparable)

  1. (humorous, rare) That has or have a daughter or daughters, especially when unwanted.
    • 1840, Diary of a Nun, volume 1, chapter XVII, pages 232–233
      So many successful matches were made up here last winter, that it has encouraged all the bedaughtered dowagers to bring their unsaleable commodities to the Roman market, which is now so completely overstocked, that, like a swarm of locusts, they must die of the famine they have themselves created.