Darby And Joan Definition

därbē ənd jōan, därbē ənd jōn
An elderly married couple who live a placid, harmonious life together and are seldom seen apart.
American Heritage
Any old married couple much devoted to each other.
Webster's New World

Origin of Darby And Joan

  • Probably after Darby and Joan , a couple in an 18th-century English ballad

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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