adulterer

noun adul·ter·er \ ə-ˈdəl-tər-ər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of adulterer

: a person who commits adultery; especially : a man who commits adultery

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Origin and Etymology of adulterer

alteration (conformed to Latin adulter) of Middle English advowtrer, avowtrer, advouterer, avouterer, from avouter, avowtier "adulterer" (borrowed from Anglo-French avuiltre, avouter, going back to Latin adulter, noun derivative of adulterāre "to commit adultery with, pollute, 1adulterate") + -er 2-er


ADULTERER Defined for English Language Learners

adulterer

noun

Definition of adulterer for English Language Learners

  • : a married person who has sex with someone who is not that person's wife or husband : a person who commits adultery


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