Stepford wife

/stɛpfəd ˈwaif/ (say stepfuhd 'wuyf)

noun Colloquial
a pliant and submissive wife.
{from the US film Stepford Wives (1975) in which the wives became robots}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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