a woman who commits .
This is at least better than the Code of Hammurabi, which considered the rape victim an adulteress.
No Wonder Cosby’s Keeping Quiet: He Could Still Be Prosecuted Jay Michaelson November 22, 2014
By definition, of course, a cuckold is the “husband of an adulteress.”
The Cuckolding Fetish: When Your Wife’s Cheating Turns You On Aurora Snow February 21, 2014
Whatever may be the punishment of the adulteress, I merit it.
The Princess of Bagdad Alexandre Dumas
A woman who kills herself is, so to speak, not an adulteress.
The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8) Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
He saw then that it was for this he had been led to marry a woman who turned out a gross adulteress.
The Literature of the Old Testament George Foot Moore
You will please not couple the name of my wife with the name of that adulteress!
To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
In early Rome the punishment was left to the discretion of the husband and parents of the adulteress.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various
Children cannot be got rid of by their mother so easily as lovers are by an adulteress.
Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar
Hedda is the woman on the brink, the adulteress in thought, the eternal type of one whose will is weakened by egoism.
Iconoclasts James Huneker
Is it because he told a Woman, that she was an adulteress, and had had five Husbands?
Six Discourses on the Miracles of our Saviour Thomas Woolston
a woman who has committed adultery
late 14c., avoutresse, agent noun in fem. form from obsolete verb adulter (see adulterer).
voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than his or her lawful spouse. Contemporary Examples This includes alcohol consumption, adultery, and drug-trafficking. A Busy Iranian Regime: Torturing and Executing Prisoners, and Persecuting Women, Gays and Religious Minorities Ilana Glazer February 28, 2013 Iran has not yet executed Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the mother […]
characterized by or involved in ; illicit: an adulterous relationship. Contemporary Examples A conservative president launched two wars, and conservatives tried to impeach the adulterous Bill Clinton. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Turncoats Linda Hirshman November 30, 2010 Her novel, a fictionalized take on her Left Bank intellectual circle, centers on an adulterous woman torn between […]
characterized by ; spurious. born of . of or involving . Historical Examples Abrogation of every law establishing the civil inferiority of women and natural or adulterine children. Socialism and Democracy in Europe Samuel P. Orth Under the treaty of Wallingford one thousand one hundred and fifteen adulterine castles were to be razed. Selections from […]
a or middle-aged person who has interests, traits, etc., that are usually associated with teenagers. noun an adult who is still actively interested in youth culture adjective aimed at or suitable for adultescents noun a middle-aged person who wants to be associated with youth culture and whose choices in clothing, activities, etc. reflect this; see […]
having attained full size and strength; grown up; mature: an adult person, animal, or plant. of, relating to, or befitting adults. intended for adults; not suitable for children: adult entertainment. a person who is fully grown or developed or of age. a full-grown animal or plant. a person who has attained the age of maturity […]