Meaning of “adulteress” in the English Dictionary

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"adulteress" in British English

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adulteressnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈdʌl.tə.rəs/ us /əˈdʌl.tɚ.əs/

Examples from literature

  • But she will be living as an adulteress with an adulterer. 
  • He speaks kindly to the adulteress. 
  • One is astonished that Othello should not be startled, nay thunder-struck, when he hears such dying words coming from the lips of an obdurate adulteress. 
  • She is supposed to have been an adulteress and a murderess. 

(Definition of “adulteress” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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