the husband of an unfaithful wife.
to make a cuckold of (a husband).
- cuck·old·ly, adverb
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How to use cuckold in a sentence
He made cuckolds of his three best friends, who knew of and tolerated their wives’ infidelities with him.Montalbano says farewell in the lovably quirky novel ‘Riccardino’ | Dennis Drabelle | October 8, 2021 | Washington Post
He is a pudgy, bespectacled, homburg-wearing cuckold of a Sherlock in those fish-grey postwar years of 1970s England.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind | Michael Weiss | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mean cuckold is the highest selling DVD producer and director Glenn King has ever released.The Cuckolding Fetish: When Your Wife’s Cheating Turns You On | Aurora Snow | February 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She made her first husband a cuckold, and do you suppose that she has suddenly turned virtuous?The Making of a Saint | William Somerset Maugham
Sfoot, half a quarter of an hour does that; make him a cuckold.
But he smiled, and replied: "As that cuckold of a Forestier?"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6 | Guy de Maupassant
The character of cuckold is indelible: who once has it carries it to his grave; the punishment proclaims it more than the fault.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete | Michel de Montaigne
We no less laugh at him who takes pains to prevent it, than at him who is a cuckold and knows it not.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete | Michel de Montaigne
British Dictionary definitions for cuckold
a man whose wife has committed adultery, often regarded as an object of scorn
(tr) to make a cuckold of
- cuckoldry, noun
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