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Meaning: a former partner or lover

For example:

  • I got divorced last year, and I've only seen the ex twice since then.

  • I saw my ex at a party last night, and he was with some other guy.

Origin: Short for ex-wife, ex-husband, ex-boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, etc.

Quick Quiz:

The one thing I have to talk to my ex about is
  1. our children
  2. our wedding
  3. our marriage

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