Rayna and her ex, Deacon, perform one of their old love duets at the Bluebird.
All this after Susan had just ironically yelled at her ex: “I can walk down the street and hold my head high!”
Later that evening, her appearance is duly complimented by her ex.
I wanted this to be different than “ex sex,” which is mainly about short-term comfort and reassurance.
Not messy custody battles or an ugly war of words with her ex.
Neotricus quidam hos scripsit versiculos, ex alio forsan Codice depromptos.
If this is not the system of the party, they have none, and act ‘ex tempore.’
This plain Reply can need no Comment; but ex pede Herculem, he is every where proportionable.
ex parte: on one side; an ex parte statement is a statement on one side only.
It would bring a little real militarism into the family and give a kind of ex post facto justification to his ancient title.
1827, originally short for ex-Catholic; ultimately from Latin ex (see ex-). Since 1929 as abbreviation for ex-wife, ex-husband, etc. Also used in some commercial senses for "from, out of."
word-forming element, in English meaning mainly "out of, from," but also "upwards, completely, deprive of, without," and "former;" from Latin ex "out of, from within," from PIE *eghs "out" (cf. Gaulish ex-, Old Irish ess-, Old Church Slavonic izu, Russian iz). In some cases also from Greek cognate ex, ek. PIE *eghs had comparative form *eks-tero and superlative *eks-t(e)r-emo-.
Outside; out of; away from: excementosis.
A former wife or husband, girlfriend or boyfriend, etc: He introduced his ex rather casually, considering they were together 27 years (1929+)