- A woman who is extremely subservient to her husband and who meets his every need in an overly-perfect manner is an example of a Stepford wife.
- The housewives in a neighborhood in "Stepford Wives", a 1972 movie were robots created by their husbands to be perfect and are examples of a Stepford wife.
The definition of stepford is a term used to refer to someone that is so obedient and perfect that he or she seems almost like a robot.
resembling an automaton in being conformist and submissive, unemotional, mechanical, etc.
Origin of Stepfordafter the title characters in The Stepford Wives (1972), science-fiction novel by Ira Levin, programmed to be traditional, perfectly compliant helpmates