Meaning of wifey in English:


(also wifie)

Pronunciation /ˈwʌɪfi/

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nounwifeys, wifies

  • 1informal A condescending way of referring to a person's wife.

    • ‘men I had met had always wanted houses and a nice little wifey to cook for them’
    • ‘But then I looked at him there with the wifey and kiddies, looking all happy and ordinary eating their lunch and I thought how rude it would be for me to take their picture.’
    • ‘It's no longer all about the little wifey having the hubby's meal on the table at 6pm on the button.’
    • ‘This wifey from a rough part of town goes along to the family planning clinic.’
    • ‘Yesterday was Mother's Day - the boy and I picked some flowers for wifey and made her breakfast in bed (well, the boy watched me make breakfast, anyway).’
    • ‘Did you see wifey's face at the press conference?’
    1. 1.1Scottish A woman, especially an old or uneducated one.
      • ‘two wifies gie us the eye as they pass’
      • ‘a wee local wifie’
      lady, adult female, female


Late 18th century diminutive of wife.