Trophy Wife


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
A woman that a financially successful man marries to increase his standing among peers. They are beautiful, desirable status symbols (hence ‘trophy’), much like an expensive sports car, watch or luxury apartment
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Secondly, we have the stereotype of a typical trophy wife.
Donald Trump and his third wife Melania Knauss-Trump may very well exemplify the trophy wife stereotype," McClintock says.
The Trophy Wife Divorce focuses primarily on the trial itself, when the secrets of the husband and wife are exposed as the lawyers battle for the jury's verdict in a case of self-defense or murder.
Denmark Wheeler and his trophy wife, Sierra, are a dynamic twosome who seem to have it all--a loving and secure marriage; an impassioned love for each other; financial security and a healthy sex life.
I'm the author of The Trophy Wife Trap and consult with women who are married to such CEOs.
As Neo does in a scene from Reloaded, they encounter Persephone (Monica Bellucci), an affection-starved trophy wife willing to assist their quest--in exchange for a deep, loving kiss.
Serpentine chief curator Rochelle Steiner's Cindy Sherman overview focuses on staged portraiture, which allows the artist to hide in plain sight as a shape-shifting Everywoman: starlet, frump, Madonna, ogre, aging trophy wife.
Diane Pacom, a professor of sociology at the University of Ottawa and a known Madonna scholar (yes, there is such thing), starts by nixing the popular idea that Cowpland is just your run-of-the-mill trophy wife.
We cried with a friend who suddenly found herself traded in by her husband for a new young trophy wife.
Fonda was the highest-profile "revolutionary" of her generation before embarking on a series of identity shape-shifts that have included Fitness Queen, Trophy Wife, and now Born Again Christian.
Blonde Gwyneth, who plays a trophy wife in the re-make of the classic movie Dial M For Murder, said: " I gave my father a real moment of paternal panic.
No one in the schools system needs to be teaching my daughter what a mistress is or a trophy wife or boy toy.