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- n. A person who practices monogamy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who practices or upholds monogamy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who has been married only once; one who believes that a person should not marry oftener than once —that is, that a widower or widow should not remarry.
- n. One who has but one (living and undivorced) wife, as opposed to a bigamist or a polygamist.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)
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In this case, the monogamist is the capitalist who tries too hard to please his single wife with gifts the family cannot really afford; the polygamist is worse and is usually the government that deals with markets as well as its various constituents in what is eventually a futile balancing act.
The BBC was in fact concerned that those facts were not given too much prominence compared to diversionary criticism of me for not being a teetotal monogamist, which is of course much worse than being a warmongering torturing murderous bastard.
"monogamist" who is perfectly sincere and extremely convinced in his advocacy of monogamy, as he understands it, but at the same time believes and acts on the belief that monogamy by no means excludes the need for sexual variation.
Although I should know better – my own father was married four times – I am as guilty as the next person when it comes to stereotyping the serial monogamist, and the kind of woman who might be attracted to him.
This family has waged a multi-year damage control campaign on Kim's reputation by painting her as a teetotaling, wholesome, serial monogamist.
They were a strong example, and for most of my life I was a serial monogamist.
"I don't know that Neal is going to all of a sudden become a serial monogamist and they're going to be doing laundry together, but they're definitely going to enjoy each other and see where it goes from there," he says.
But he hopes Neal won't be a "serial monogamist" and will "put it out there, sow his oats a little bit before he settles back down."
Like a serial monogamist of cigarettes, she bounced and rebounded from brand to brand, hoping to find the one that might protect her.
For most of my life, I have been a serial monogamist.