kept woman


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kept woman

A woman who does not work and receives money and provisions from her romantic partner. She never had any desire to be a kept woman so she worked hard to pursue her career.
See also: kept, woman
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The kept woman in the title is the source of a mysterious childhood memory that recurs throughout the book and brings it to a moving conclusion.
Around 28% of those questioned said they would like to be a kept woman, and 53% thought their partner should contribute more towards the household bills if they earned more than they did, according to website MyVoucher-Codes.
But 82% of women who said they would not want to be a kept woman said they would find it demeaning.
She may have caught the eye of her wealthy, married employer Mr Brazendale, but despite having ataste for the finer things in life, she's not happy with being a kept woman.
She told me she never intends to, as her mum and dad told her to be a kept woman.
The Lanarkshire housewife calls herself a kept woman, but after winning the luxury property her husbandAndy insisted she has more than earned her keep for the next few years.
Or she could be a kept woman - boyfriend Sergej Fedorov is one of the world's top-earning ice hockey players.
Tracey feels sick that her friend has been living as a kept woman while she has been out prostituting herself.
A Kept Woman is about a spoilt princess learning to make it on her own - and the hero is based on my husband.