A person who commits adultery.
- By the late eighteenth century, New England law enforcers arrested few fornicators or adulterers, though premarital and extramarital sex had hardly disappeared.
- ‘Strike the adulteress and the adulterer one hundred times’ may seem harsh but it is certainly not sexist.
- In War and Peace, the two chief couples achieve in marriage the supreme happiness that the adulterers and other lovers cannot; their initial erotic transports fade into comfortable habit but remain the basis of a solid and lasting love.
philanderer, deceiver, womanizer, ladies' man, playboy, Don Juan, Casanova, Lothario, Romeo, seducer, libertine, rake, reprobate, wanton, profligate, lecher, debauchee, sinner
dated gay dog, rip, blood
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