1. alimony

noun. ['ˈæləˌmoʊni'] court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated.


  • support payment

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Rhymes with Alimony

  • acrimony
  • aramony
  • aramony
  • ceremony
  • chalcedony
  • corleone
  • matrimony
  • palimony
  • parsimony
  • patrimony
  • sanctimony
  • telephony
  • testimony

How do you pronounce alimony?

Pronounce alimony as ˈæləˌmoʊni.

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Sentences with alimony

1. Noun, singular or mass
This means you must go back and pay income taxes on the money you previously wrote off as alimony.

2. Adjective
Look for your alimony payment by mail or via direct deposit.

Quotes about alimony

1. Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
- Groucho Marx