What is husband?


A husband is a male lifetime partner in a marital relationship. The rights and obligations of the husband regarding his spouse and others, and his status in the community and in law, vary between cultures and has varied over time. In a heterosexual relationship, a man's spouse would be his wife.

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Islamic Sexual Jurisprudence - Sodomy
... A wife must abstain from it should her husband demand it, and may seek divorce over it if her husband persists or tries to force her, as the act is forbidden in the ... the marriage, and the wife must seek divorce in order to separate from the husband ...
Hazel Carter
... Douglas, Arizona stowed away on a ship to France to stay with her soldier husband, Corporal John Carter ... When her husband was to be sent overseas, she tried to join the Red Cross so she could be near him, but was not accepted ... She died while her husband, John, was still overseas ...
Nancy Sorrell
... Get Me Out of Here!, and was later joined in the jungle by her husband ... Sorrell and her husband had twin girls, Elizabeth and Nell on May 25, 2006 ... BBC's popular Hole In The Wall with her husband Jim ...
Pat Nixon - Marriage and Family - Early Campaigns
... Pat campaigned at her husband's side in 1946 when he entered politics, running successfully for a seat in the United States House of Representatives ... When asked about her husband's career, Pat once stated, "The only thing I could do was help him, but was not a life I would have chosen." Pat participated in the campaign by doing ... During the next six years, Pat saw her husband move from the U.S ...
Pat Nixon - Wife of The Vice President, 1953–1961
... Presidential campaign of 1952 Pat Nixon's attitude toward politics changed when her husband was accused of accepting illegal campaign contributions ... coat, and I always tell her she would look good in anything." Pat Nixon accompanied her husband abroad in his vice presidential years ... looking neat, no matter how long her day has been." A year and a half later, during her husband's campaign for the presidency, The New York Times called her "a paragon of wifely virtues ...

More definitions of "husband":

  • (noun): A married man; a woman's partner in marriage.
    Synonyms: hubby, married man

Famous quotes containing the word husband:

    The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband.
    Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 7:3.

    The woman who does her job for society inside the four walls of her home must not be considered by her husband or anyone else an economic “dependent,” reaching out her hands in mendicant fashion for financial help.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    A good husband is healthy and absent.
    Japanese proverb, quoted in Sunday Times (London, December 16, 1990)