American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Law A person charged with having committed adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit.
“Don't you think 'corespondent' rather a good generic term for 'man of letters,' from the point of view of the country-town newspaper reader? ...”
“Her family were not overjoyed when she decided to become a foreign corespondent.”
“The Vienna corespondent of The Times says perquisitions and arrests continue in the villayet of Adrianopole.”
““I could name you as corespondent in the divorce case, you know?””
“Yet in Dietrich — who was named a corespondent by von Sternberg ' s wife in her divorce action — the director found a lover whose only obsession was with herself.”
“The good news is James Deckert will be a special Major Spoilers corespondent for Planet Comic Con, and should have something special for us over the weekend.”
“First he was going to be corespondent, and of course he absolutely adored that.”
“A Newsnight piece did give half a nano second to the relevant BBC World Service Africa corespondent and he listed it amongst others, but Newsnight left his single comment hanging.”
“There was a little dust-up in May 1901 when Flagler, seventy-one years old, was named as a corespondent in a Syracuse, New York, divorce.”
“Somebody in this post gave a link to item about a CN8 corespondent who was fired for trying to get a news honor given to O'Reilly rescinded.”
Looking for tweets for corespondent.