What does SWMBO stand for?

She who must be obeyed

SWMBO stands for "she who must be obeyed." People (particularly men in unhealthy relationships) may use this flippant acronym to refer to their wives.

The term She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed originated in the novel She: A History of Adventure, which was written by Sir H. Rider Haggard. In the novel, two adventurers search for a terrible, supernatural queen named Ayesha, who is sometimes referred to by the nickname She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed.


According to swmbo, I have to clean the garage on Saturday

SWMBO means "she who must be obeyed"

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Updated November 4, 2020

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