Definition of adulterous in English:

adulterous

Line breaks: adul¦ter|ous
Pronunciation: /əˈdʌlt(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

adulterously

adverb
More example sentences
  • He perceives her as a woman who as a child saw her father adulterously kiss a neighbor.
  • George is already kicking over the traces - spending too much, drinking too much, gambling too much and, as Amelia dare not admit to herself, consorting adulterously with other women.
  • A heterosexually oriented celibate will sin adulterously with a married woman or be guilty of fornication with an unmarried one.

Origin

mid 16th century: from the obsolete noun adulter 'adulterer' (see adultery) + -ous.

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