A spouse is the husband or wife of a person. This is a common word indicating "someone you are married to." This word is often used in forms/applications, etc.
Spouse's name? _________
by xxyuli November 03, 2006
How you refer to a same sex partner if you do not wish to implicitly come out to the person to whom you are speaking.
"I didn't want those guys to know I was gay, so I called Jack my spouse."
by Johnny Rocker September 24, 2009