n. A man to whom one is engaged to be married. [French, from past participle of fiancer, to betroth, from Old French fiancier, from fiance, trust, from fier, to trust, from Vulgar Latin *fīdāre, from Latin fīdere; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots .] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition.What is the difference between a fiancé and a fiancée?
Fiancé is for the male, not the female. On one hand, fiancé is the masculine version, meaning it refers to an engaged male. On the other hand, fiancée is the feminine version and reserved for females who are engaged. Essentially, the only difference between them is their gendered spelling (from their French origin).What are some alternative words for fiancés?
1. noun husband- or wife-to-be, intended, betrothed, prospective spouse, future husband or wife He was intensely attracted to his fiancée. betrothed, fiancée. Informal: intended.What is the plot of the film "The Fiances"?
The Fiancés ( Italian: I fidanzati) is a 1963 Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi. It tells the story of a young man who moves to Sicily for a job, but pines for his fiancée back home. It was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.