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CUCKOLD

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cuckold mean? 

CUCKOLD (noun)
  The noun CUCKOLD has 1 sense:

1. a man whose wife committed adultery

  Familiarity information: CUCKOLD used as a noun is very rare.


CUCKOLD (verb)
  The verb CUCKOLD has 1 sense:

1. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

  Familiarity information: CUCKOLD used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CUCKOLD (noun)


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Meaning:

A man whose wife committed adultery

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("cuckold" is a kind of...):

hubby; husband; married man (a married man; a woman's partner in marriage)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cuckold"):

wittol (an archaic term for a cuckold who knows about his wife's infidelity but tolerates it)


CUCKOLD (verb)


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Meaning:

Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

cheat on; cuckold; wander; betray; cheat

Context examples:

She cheats on her husband / Might her husband be wandering?

Hypernyms (to "cuckold" is one way to...):

cozen; deceive; delude; lead on (be false to; be dishonest with)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "cuckold"):

two-time (carry on a romantic relationship with two people at the same time)

fool around; play around (commit adultery)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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