Definitionsspouse, mate, lover, or sexual partner.
(1) Peggy Brandt (Amy Yasbeck) to Stanley Ipkiss (Jim Carrey) in The Mask (1994): 'Most of the men in this town think monogamy is some kind of wood.'
(2) Finn (Winona Ryder) to Marianna (Alfre Woodard) in How to Make an American Quilt (1995): ' Monogamy is really an unnatural state that's been forced on us for centuries by screwed up religious leaders who are completely out of touch with their own sexuality. You know what I mean? '
(3) The journalist (Michael O'Keefe) and Nina (Laura San Giacomo) in Nina Takes a Lover (1995):
-- Journalist: ' There are basically two arguments about infidelity. One is that you're either born monogamous or you're not and the other is that we're all capable, certain conditions in a marriage provoke it.'
-- Nina: ' What do you think? '
-- Journalist: ' I think it's a little bit of both.'
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