Definition of wittol
1 archaic : a man who knows of his wife's infidelity and puts up with it
2 archaic : a witless person
Origin and Etymology of wittol
Middle English wetewold, from weten, witen to know + cokewold cuckold — more at wit
First Known Use: 15th century
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up wittol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).