Definition of adulterous
: relating to, characterized by, or given to adultery an adulterous affair an adulterous wife
Examples of adulterous in a Sentence
had an adulterous affair that nearly destroyed his marriage
Recent Examples of adulterous from the Web
When the film marked its 50th anniversary in 2013, Landau recalled the monumentally mediocre movie’s other headlining scandal: Elizabeth Taylor’s adulterous affair with Burton.
Kusama had a difficult childhood with cultural trauma caused by World War II and a home life that revolved around an adulterous father and a judgmental mother who adamantly opposed her desire to pursue art.
However, the Queen doesn’t approve of the previously-adulterous relationship, and declined to attend a private 50th birthday party for Charles because Camilla would be there.
It's rumored that the former *NSYNC member wanted to out his adulterous ex, with the video being the perfect way to do so.
The adulterous lovers are here embodied by Mr. Law and the Dutch actress Halina Reijn — hotly in his case and coolly in hers.
Rumors have abounded for years about Philip’s supposed adulterous behavior—but The Crown has yet to lean in to those whispers, only gently alluding that Philip has a slight case of wandering eye.
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: relating to, characterized by, or given to adultery
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