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uxorious

ux·o·ri·ous

uxorious

 
pronunciation:
k so ri s
part of speech: adjective
definition: excessively or foolishly devoted to one's wife, and often thereby submissive to her.
Because he always left the bar early and went home to help make dinner, his friends thought him uxorious.
derivations: uxoriously (adv.), uxoriousness (n.)