Definition of co-respondent in English:
A person cited in a divorce case as having committed adultery with the respondent.
- In 1889 Parnell was cited as co-respondent in a divorce case, and the scandal cost him the leadership of his party.
- Parnell had been named as a co-respondent in a divorce petition lodged in 1889 by William O'Shea, the estranged husband of Parnell's long-term mistress and mother of his children.
- He quickly appointed Hampshire to a lectureship (making up for having cited Hampshire as co-respondent in his divorce from Renee), then Richard Wollheim.
Words that rhyme with co-respondentcorrespondent, despondent, fondant, respondent
Definition of co-respondent in:
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