Early this year, Brittany Maynard, a vibrant and active 29-year-old newlywed, began getting debilitating headaches.
Not well enough to succeed at Jimmy Kimmel's play on The newlywed Game—or save each other from a sinking boat.
Todd, a newlywed herself, said she expects to be watching it on television, just like everyone else.
also newly-wed, 1907, from newly + wed. Probably owes its origin to a then-popular newspaper comic strip, "The Newlyweds and Their Baby," about Mr. and Mrs. Newlywed, by George McManus in the New York "World." As an adjective, newly-wed is attested from 1833. An earlier adjective was new-married (1530s). Ancient Greek had neo-zygos "newly married," literally "newly yoked."