adulteress

[ uh-duhl-ter-is, -tris ]
/ əˈdʌl tər ɪs, -trɪs /

noun

a woman who commits adultery.

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Origin of adulteress

1350–1400; adulter(er) + -ess; replacing Middle English avoutresse

usage note for adulteress

See -ess.
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British Dictionary definitions for adulteress

adulteress
/ (əˈdʌltərəs) /

noun

a woman who has committed adultery
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