your better half

(one's) better half

One's significant other (typically one's spouse). Oh, there's my better half! Honey, come say hi to some of my work friends! A: "Wait, Jennie is Ken's better half?" B: "Oh yeah, they've been married for years."
See also: better, half

your better half

your husband or wife. humorous
See also: better, half

your better/other ˈhalf

(informal, humorous) your wife or husband: I’ll have to ask my better half about that.
See also: better, half, other
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