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extramarital

[ ek-struh-mar-i-tl ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈmær ɪ tl /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

extralateral, extralegal, extralimital, extralinguistic, extrality, extramarital, extrametrical, extramundane, extramural, extraneous, extraneously

Origin of extramarital

First recorded in 1925–30; extra- + marital
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British Dictionary definitions for extramarital

extramarital

/ (ˌɛkstrəˈmærɪtəl) /

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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