Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

adulteress

play
noun adul·ter·ess \ə-ˈdəl-t(ə-)rəs\

Simple Definition of adulteress

  • : a married woman who has sex with a man who is not her husband : a woman who commits adultery

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of adulteress

  1. :  a woman who commits adultery

1577

First Known Use of adulteress

1577

Variants of adulteress

also adultress play \-trəs\

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up adulteress? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the Celtic May Day festival

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry maudlin oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ