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

  • adj. Relating to, inclined to, or marked by adultery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, or characterized by adultery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Guilty of, or given to, adultery; pertaining to adultery; illicit.
  • adj. Characterized by adulteration; spurious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or characterized by adultery; given to adultery.
  • Illicit: said of combinations or relations of any kind.
  • Spurious; corrupt; adulterated: as, “forged and adulterous stuff,” Casaubon, Of Credulity (trans.), p. 297.

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

  • adj. not faithful to a spouse or lover
  • adj. characterized by adultery


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