adulterous


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a·dul·ter·ous

 (ə-dŭl′tər-əs, -trəs)
adj.
Relating to, inclined to, or marked by adultery.

a·dul′ter·ous·ly adv.

adulterous

(əˈdʌltərəs)
adj
an obsolete word for adulterate2

adulterous

(əˈdʌltərəs)
adj
of, characterized by, or inclined to adultery
aˈdulterously adv

a•dul•ter•ous

(əˈdʌl tər əs)

adj.
characterized by, involved in, or given to adultery; illicit.
[1400–50]
a•dul′ter•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adulterous - characterized by adulteryadulterous - characterized by adultery; "an adulterous relationship"; "extramarital affairs"; "the extracurricular activities of a philandering husband"
illicit - contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary"
2.adulterous - not faithful to a spouse or loveradulterous - not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend"
unfaithful - having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful"

adulterous

adjective unfaithful, cheating (informal), extramarital, fornicating, unchaste She had an adulterous affair with a politician.
Translations
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adulterous

[əˈdʌltərəs] ADJadúltero

adulterous

[əˈdʌltərəs] adj [affair, relationship] → adultère

adulterous

adulterous

[əˈdʌltrəs] adj (relationship) → adulterino/a; (person) → adultero/a
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