WORD OF THE DAY
Uxorious
uhk-SOR-ee-əs
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, late 16th century
1

Excessively affectionate toward one’s wife

2

Devoted to one’s wife

Examples of Uxorious in a sentence

“His uxorious habit of giving flowers to his wife every Friday earned him some teasing at the florist.”

“After 50 years of marriage, he still felt as uxorious as he did on their wedding day.”