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A young, attractive woman married to an older, more powerful man.

His role in the relationship is to be her sugar daddy and provide her with power and material wealth. Hers, beyond providing sex, is to remind others that he is powerful or rich enough to be desirable to such a woman despite his age and thus to serve as a marker of this status -- hence the "trophy" part. A specialized type of gold digger.
My asshole ex-husband went out and got himself a trophy wife as soon as he made partner.
by Marissa May 11, 2004
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a woman who marries for money and sits at home all day looking pretty
the beautiful young lady spends her husbands money all day and throws galas for his business partners
by sacko nuts September 28, 2003
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Any one of Donald Trump's current of former wives.
The Donald has had a collection of trophies wives throughout his lifetime and his current one is the biggest trophy wife of all.
by arminshirazi May 24, 2007
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A usually young woman, not necessarily a gold-digger, who is married to a much more older man with power, wealth.etc
Those women are usually at home, 24-hour luxury, and with the children. Sun-bathing, rich friends socializing, -just enjoying the wealth and producing his children are her job.
Elvira Hancock from the 1983 film Scarface is a great example of a trophy wife
Ginger McKenna from the 1995 film Casino is another.
by Pretzelpaper December 02, 2009
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A good looking woman who the man is proud to call his trophy wife.
Guy 1: Man look at his wife she's hot!

Guy 2: Yeah she's a total trophy wife.

Guy 1: That guy is lucky he must be rich.

Guy 2: Not necessarily.
by Joe989 July 06, 2012
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A typically educated girl who marries rich and is a home maker or who's roll is to stay home and look pretty, play tennis, do charity etc. Lots of girls now a days go through college then take this roll because they are the perfect girl for a certain person and would rather spend their time at home and let their husband bring home the bread. They are the girly girls.
I'm going to finish school and get my law degree and all but what I really want to be is a homemaker and a trophy wife.
by Alexandria_co August 08, 2006
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