Dear John letter

(also Dear John)
noun informal a letter from a woman to a man, ending a personal relationship.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dear John letter — noun (informal; orig US) A letter from a woman to her husband or boyfriend ending their relationship • • • Main Entry: ↑dear * * * Dear John letter [Dear John letter] (also …   Useful english dictionary

  • dear john letter — A letter written by a partner explaining why they are ending the relationship is a Dear John letter …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Dear John (letter) — ☆ Dear John (letter) or Dear John Informal n. a letter from one s fiancée or girlfriend breaking off an engagement or love affair, or from one s wife asking for a divorce * * * …   Universalium

  • Dear John (letter) — ☆ Dear John (letter) or Dear John Informal n. a letter from one s fiancée or girlfriend breaking off an engagement or love affair, or from one s wife asking for a divorce …   English World dictionary

  • dear John letter — dear John .letter n old fashioned a letter that a man receives from his wife or girlfriend that tells him she no longer loves him …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dear John letter — Dear John ,letter noun count a letter that you send to a man to tell him that you are ending your sexual or romantic relationship with him …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Dear John Letter — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Postrock, Psychedelic Rock, Progressive Rock Gründung 2005 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dear John letter — For other uses, see Dear John (disambiguation). A Dear John letter is a letter written to a husband or boyfriend by his wife or girlfriend to inform him their relationship is over, usually because the author has found another lover. Dear John… …   Wikipedia

  • Dear John letter — {n. phr.} A note or a letter informing one that a romantic relationship or a marriage is over. * /Jane left a Dear John letter on the table and went home to live with her parents./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Dear John letter — {n. phr.} A note or a letter informing one that a romantic relationship or a marriage is over. * /Jane left a Dear John letter on the table and went home to live with her parents./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Dear John letter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Dear John letter : singular Dear John letter plural Dear John letters a letter that you send to a man to tell him that you are ending your sexual or romantic relationship with him …   English dictionary

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