SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Increasingly Significant Issue

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Thu Apr 11 19:58:20 UTC 2002

Would "main squeeze" be the equivalent to "primary" for the most
important of several partners in a non-polyandrous, non-
monogamous situation?  Or "steady"?  I suppose it all depends on
how hip you are?

Boy, it looks as though we need a synonymy paragraph in the next
edition of the Collegiate to get all this straightened out.


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