extramarital

[ek-struh-mar-i-tl]
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adjective

pertaining to sexual relations with someone other than one's spouse: extramarital affairs.

Nearby words

  1. extralateral,
  2. extralegal,
  3. extralimital,
  4. extralinguistic,
  5. extrality,
  6. extrametrical,
  7. extramundane,
  8. extramural,
  9. extraneous,
  10. extraneously

Origin of extramarital

First recorded in 1925–30; extra- + marital

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British Dictionary definitions for extramarital

extramarital

adjective

(esp of sexual relations) occurring outside marriage
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Word Origin and History for extramarital

extramarital

adj.

by 1844, from extra- + marital.

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