Definition of adultery in English:
Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not their spouse: she was committing adultery with a much younger man
More example sentences
- You could hook up with someone else, but that would be adultery and adultery is wrong.
- The marriage has to be consummated before an extramarital affair becomes adultery.
- However, it has been held that the petitioner need not find it intolerable to live with the respondent because of his adultery.
unfaithfulness, infidelity, falseness, disloyalty, unchastity, cuckoldry, extramarital sex, extramarital relations;
informalcheating, two-timing, fooling around, playing around, playing the field, carryings-on, hanky-panky, a bit on the side
Words that rhyme with adulteryintroductory • effrontery
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