wife abuser


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A man who abuses his spouse or common law partner
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wife abuser

Public health A ♂ who abuses his spouse or common law partner. See Domestic violence, Spousal abuse.
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The 32-year-old Glaswegian, who plays wife abuser Trevor Morgan in EastEnders, is up against Jennie McAlpine's Fiz Brown from Coronation Street, Gemma Atkinson's Lisa Hunter in Hollyoaks and Georgina Walker's Jane Harper in Night and Day.
Former football great Jim Brown, who shot to international fame years ago in The Dirty Dozen, has been exposed as a wife abuser.
UNFORGIVABLE (BBC2, 9.00pm - 10.30pm) TV nice guy John Ritter cannily cast as violent wife abuser who starts in on his mistress, too.