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
References in classic literature ?
Depraved as a girl, adulterous as a wife, an unnatural sister, homicide, poisoner, execrated by all who knew her, by every nation that had been visited by her, she died accursed by Heaven and earth."
Let Death go to houses Where there are vile, adulterous things, chaste wives Who growing weary of their noble lords Draw back the curtains of their marriage beds, And in polluted and dishonoured sheets Feed some unlawful lust.
As for the State, I think our state of Florence Needs no adulterous pilot at its helm.
This son of a Scotch tyrant--this grandson of a Papistical and adulterous Scotch woman, whose death proved that a golden crown doth not always save an anointed head from the block--"
By thee adulterous lust was driv'n from men Among the bestial herds to raunge, by thee Founded in Reason, Loyal, Just, and Pure, Relations dear, and all the Charities Of Father, Son, and Brother first were known.
A Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State on Friday dissolved the 17-year-old marriage between a housewife, Wulemot Agbaje and Mukaila Agbaje over alleged 'irresponsibility and adulterous habit' of the husband.
I'd have thought that a decade of trysts and adulterous leg-overs with Charles would be massively more draining than blue-chip travel to the Antipodes.
The Supreme Court had referred the case to larger bench after observing that an adulterous relationship may become matrimonial by consent.
Prince Charles broke up his marriage to have an adulterous relationship with a married woman who had children.
There's been a lot of close run events this year (the Premier League title race, the General Election, the most adulterous sportsman of the year contest are just some).
There's cantankerous bully Maurice and his put-upon wife Rita, an adulterous vicar and his alcoholic wife, lusty divorcee Avril, and widower Dennis who has come away with his wife (in an urn).
They play an adulterous couple whose one-off fling turns into a nightmare when, during their time together, he's beaten up and she's raped.