- to commit fornication.
Origin of fornicate1
Examples from the Web for fornicator
From “The Fornicator” to some regrettable lines in Pumping Iron, The Daily Beast picks its favorites.Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child: The Best Memes
The Daily Beast
May 18, 2011
The child's maintenance also is to be provided for by the fornicator.
What satisfaction is to be made by a fornicator or adulterer?
If he is a fornicator, and his wife is divorced from him and remarries, she commits adultery.Handbook of Freethought
What law and what judge imputes a like criminality to the fornicator as to the adulterer?The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love
Likewise the fornicator aims at enjoyment, to which is joined the deformity of guilt.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
- (intr) to indulge in or commit fornication
- biology arched or hoodlike in form
Word Origin and History for fornicator
late 14c., from Late Latin fornicator, agent noun from fornicat-, stem of fornicari (see fornication).
1550s, from Late Latin fornicatus, past participle of fornicari (see fornication). Perhaps in some cases a back-formation from fornication. Related: Fornicated; fornicating.