Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who commits adultery. See Usage Note at -ess.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A woman or girl who commits adultery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who commits adultery.
  • n. A woman who violates her religious engagements.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman guilty of adultery. Formerly also spelled adultress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman adulterer

Etymologies

adulterer +‎ -ess (Wiktionary)

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