(pejorative, condescending) A female; specifically, a married one.
Little-wife Sentence Examples
You are very happy to have a little wife who is so amiable and so joyful.
Everything about him, from his weary, bored expression to his quiet, measured step, offered a most striking contrast to his quiet, little wife.
Prince Andrew got out of the carriage, helped his little wife to alight, and let her pass into the house before him.
When he had parted from Malvintseva Nicholas wished to return to the dancing, but the governor's little wife placed her plump hand on his sleeve and, saying that she wanted to have a talk with him, led him to her sitting room, from which those who were there immediately withdrew so as not to be in her way.