trophy wifetrophy wife
a wife, often, specif., a second wife, who is attractive and younger than her wealthy husband and regarded as symbolizing his material success
An attractive woman who is married to a usually much older, affluent man.
(plural trophy wives)
Coined 1989 by Julie Connelly in a Fortune magazine cover story, by analogy with a real estate trophy building.
- “Powerful men are beginning to demand trophy wives. ... The more money men make, the argument goes, the more self-assured they become, and the easier it is for them to think: I deserve a queen."