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December 5, 2002
Slang of the Week: trophy wife (noun phrase)
a beautiful young wife who is a status symbol for her (usually rich, older) husband

Example:
Donald Trump wants to make sure that he has the ideal trophy wife, so every 10 years he trades the one he has for a younger model.

Celebrity quote:
"I was looking for anything that wasn't playing the perfect trophy wife, which to me is boring, boring, boring. My character is unapologetically bad. It was incredible."
- Rebecca Romijn-Stamos talking about her role as a sexy jewel thief in Femme Fatale.

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