adulteress


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a·dul·ter·ess

 (ə-dŭl′trĭs, -tər-ĭs)
n.
A woman who commits adultery. See Usage Note at -ess.

adulteress

(əˈdʌltərəs)
n
a woman who has committed adultery

a•dul•ter•ess

(əˈdʌl tər ɪs, -trɪs)

n.
a woman who commits adultery.
[1350–1400]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adulteress - a woman adultereradulteress - a woman adulterer      
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication
Translations
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adulteress

[əˈdʌltərɪs] Nadúltera f

adulteress

[əˈdʌltrɪs] nadultère f

adulteress

nEhebrecherin f

adulteress

[əˈdʌltərɪs] nadultera
References in classic literature ?
Sporting with her infamy, the lost and desperate creature had embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress.
the linen-draper, who, though he had left me by the necessity of his circumstances, had no power to discharge me from the marriage contract which was between us, or to give me a legal liberty to marry again; so that I had been no less than a whore and an adulteress all this while.
Yes, I will go to her, but like the Saint who laid one hand on the adulteress and thrust his other into the brazier.
After all, hypothetically speaking the adulterer is equally at fault as the adulteress, isn't it?
Tal y como la misma autora apunta, debido a la vision panoramica del volumen, The Adulteress incorpora investigaciones previas acerca de la Espana del siglo XIX, la historia del teatro espanol, la naturaleza del Romanticismo en Espana y la importancia de la figura de la adultera a nivel sociopolitico en la Espana del Barroco.
An illicit romance between a married man and married woman in my company that exploded one day when the aggrieved wife barged into the workplace carrying a knife trying to lunge at the adulteress already disturbed the peace of the company and threatened the lives and limbs of employees.
But Ray could be persuasive, so Jake finds himself staking out the home of wealthy Barbara Plummer, a suspected adulteress.
The Pericope of the Adulteress in Contemporary Research
There's also the leading role in Mewsy the Adulteress, a new music-theatre piece based on an erotic novel in tweets by tenor Isaiah Bell.
At one point, a whiff of something unpleasant seeps into the proceedings: the faint suggestion that Viviane may be an adulteress.
The Christian world very wisely affixed the word "old" to the Old Testament to differentiate from the New Testament, allowing practicing Christians to discard or ignore rules from the old book (for example, current followers do not stone an adulteress or cut off the hands of thieves).