1. alimony

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


  • support payment

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Words that Rhyme 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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Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word alimony

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