make an honest woman of someone

make an honest woman (out) of (someone)

To marry a woman that one is dating. You've been dating Carrie for quite some time now, Pete. When are you going to make an honest woman out of her?
See also: honest, make, of, woman

make an honest woman of someone

If a man makes an honest woman of his girlfriend, he marries her. Her boyfriend had e-mailed to say he couldn't live without her and if she would join him in Australia he would make an honest woman of her. Note: This expression is used humorously.
See also: honest, make, of, woman