betrothed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, equivalent to betroth +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɪˈtɹəʊðd/, /bɪˈtɹəʊθt/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊðd

Verb[edit]

betrothed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of betroth
    • 1901, American Standard Version of the Bible, Luke 1:27[1]
      A virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph.

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Adjective[edit]

betrothed (comparative more betrothed, superlative most betrothed)

  1. Engaged to be married.

Noun[edit]

betrothed (plural betrotheds)

  1. One who is betrothed, i.e. a fiancé or fiancée.

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