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big·a·mous

 (bĭg′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Involving bigamy.
2. Guilty of bigamy.

big′a·mous·ly adv.

big•a•mous

(ˈbɪg ə məs)

adj.
1. having two wives or husbands at the same time.
2. involving bigamy.
[1860–65; < Late Latin bigamus=bi- bi-1 + Greek -gamos -gamous]
big′a•mous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bigamous - of illegal marriage to a second person while legally married to a firstbigamous - of illegal marriage to a second person while legally married to a first
polygamous - having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals
Translations
bigamický
bigamistisk
tvíkvænis-
bigamický
iki eşliiki karılı/kocalı

bigamous

[ˈbɪgəməs] ADJbígamo

bigamous

[ˈbɪgəməs] adj [marriage] → bigame

bigamous

adjbigamistisch

bigamous

[ˈbɪgəməs] adjbigamo/a

bigamy

(ˈbigəmi) noun
marriage to two wives or two husbands at once (a crime in some countries). He's been charged with committing bigamy.
ˈbigamist noun
ˈbigamous adjective
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