bigamous

adjective
big·​a·​mous | \ ˈbi-gə-məs How to pronounce bigamous (audio) \

Definition of bigamous

1 : guilty of bigamy a bigamous man
2 : involving bigamy a bigamous marriage

Other Words from bigamous

bigamously adverb

First Known Use of bigamous

1671, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bigamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bigamous. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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bigamous

adjective
big·​a·​mous | \ ˈbi-gə-məs How to pronounce bigamous (audio) \

Legal Definition of bigamous

1 : guilty of bigamy a bigamous spouse
2 : involving bigamy a bigamous marriage

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