- Palimony is money that one member of an unmarried couple has to pay to the other after they separate.
When a couple who was living together, but not married, separates and the man who was living with the woman continues to pay support to her, this support money is an example of palimony.
palimony definition by Webster's New World
Origin: pal plush (al)imony
palimony definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Blend of pal and alimony.
palimony - Legal Definition