a kept woman

a kept woman
• manželka za peníze
• "koupená" manželka

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  • Kept woman — kept kept (k[e^]pt), imp. & p. p. of {Keep}. [1913 Webster] {Kept woman}, {Kept mistress}, a concubine; a woman supported by a man as his paramour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kept woman — noun count OFTEN HUMOROUS a woman who is given a home and money by a man that she has a sexual relationship with: This shows that the speaker does not approve of such a relationship. People often also use kept man humorously about a man …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kept woman — n old fashioned a woman who is given a place to live, money, and clothes by a man who visits her for sex often used humorously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kept woman — noun an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man • Syn: ↑mistress, ↑fancy woman • Hypernyms: ↑woman, ↑adult female, ↑lover • Hyponyms: ↑concu …   Useful english dictionary

  • kept woman — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms kept woman : singular kept woman plural kept women often humorous old fashioned a woman who is given a home and money by a man who she has a sexual relationship with. People often also use kept man humorously… …   English dictionary

  • kept woman — noun A woman, supported financially by a lover (usually a married man). He said: Why bother about a career? After all, kept woman is a thoroughly respectable occupation or can be made so by any preacher or justice of the peace. . . . See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • kept woman — See a kept woman …   English idioms

  • kept woman — woman who is financially supported by a man (very often a married man); adulterous woman; mistress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • a kept woman — a woman who is paid to live with a man    I m tired of being a kept woman. I want to be free of him …   English idioms

  • (a) kept woman — humorous someone who does not work and who is given money and a place to live by the person who they are having a sexual relationship with. She was determined to find work and not become a kept woman like her sister …   New idioms dictionary

  • kept woman — noun (C) old fashioned a woman who is given a place to live, money and clothes by a man who visits her regularly for sex …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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