n. A woman’s ex-husband
Wasband – Someone you were married to formerly and are now divorced from. Denotes merely a descriptive term. Can often connote fondness when in the right context.
This term is a clever and euphonious blend of the words was and husband.
“The bride’s aunt dances with her ex-husband — he’s called a ‘wasband‘ — on the hay-strewn ‘dance floor’ in front of the barn.”
—Abigail Trafford, “Will You Still Catch Me When I’m Sixty-Four?,” The Washington Post
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