adulteress

noun adul·ter·ess \ ə-ˈdəl-t(ə-)rəs \
variants: or less commonly adultress play \-trəs\
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of adulteress

: a woman who commits adultery

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Origin and Etymology of adulteress

alteration (conformed to Latin adulter) of Middle English avoutresse, advowteresse, borrowed from Anglo-French avouteresse, from avouter adulterer + -esse -ess


ADULTERESS Defined for English Language Learners

adulteress

Definition of adulteress for English Language Learners

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


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