maritorious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maritus (husband).

Adjective[edit]

maritorious (comparative more maritorious, superlative most maritorious)

  1. Being fond of one's husband to the point of obsession; excessively doting on one's husband.
    • 1607, George Chapman, Bussy D'Ambois:
      Dames maritorious ne'er were meritorious.

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