follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

proxy marriage

noun
1.
a marriage performed between one of the two contracting parties and a proxy who has been authorized to represent the other.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for proxy marriage
  • Their proxy marriage was a romance of two hemispheres.

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for proxy marriage

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for proxy

17
17
Scrabble Words With Friends