Definition of Stepford wife noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Stepford wife

ˌstepfəd ˈwaɪf
; ˌstepfərd ˈwaɪf
a woman who does not behave or think in an independent way, always following the accepted rules of society and obeying her husband without thinking
She's gradually turning into a Stepford wife. From the title of the book and film/movie The Stepford Wives, in which a group of women who behave in this way are in fact robots.
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