Simple Definition of bigamy
: the crime of marrying one person while you are still legally married to another
Full Definition of bigamy
: the act of entering into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another
Examples of bigamy
He was accused of bigamy.
Origin of bigamy
Middle English bigamie, from Medieval Latin bigamia, from Latin bi- + Late Latin -gamia -gamy
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with bigamy
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