one’s better half

(one's) better half

One's spouse or romantic partner. I'd love to come out with you guys after work, but I'd better check in with my better half to make sure we don't have any plans for this evening. The work retreat is meant to be for couples, so be sure to bring your better half!
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one’s better half

n. one’s wife, and occasionally, one’s husband. My better half disapproved of the movie.
See also: better, half
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