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Definition of the noun Adultress

What does Adultress mean as a name of something?


  1. A woman or girl who commits adultery.


Adultress is a fictional character from the 1982 film The Dead and the Deadly.

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Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

[synonymous cognate adultress] a'dAlta-zis. adulterine adj., я. [also, sometimes, spelt adulterin] a'dAl- ta-zin, a'dAlta-zain. adultress я. a'dAltjis.

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

adulterer, fern, adultress, p\.adultresses. [ADUST, adj. Burned up ...

Google previewA Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language (1850)

To which are Added Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Names, Much Enl. and Improved ; and a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester, John Walker

Etiology ; see Adipocere Adipocire Affector Adjudgment Adjudgement Affeer Admittible Admittable Affiliate Adscititioug AscititiouB Affiliation Adulteress Adultress Afraid Avowee Agriculturist Agriculturalist Advowzen ...

Google previewGeneral Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

For the Use of Schools, &c by Stephen Jones

adulterer, adultress. ambassador, ambassadress. baron, baroness caterer, caterers. chanter chantress. count, counter. deacon, deaconess. divine, divineress.

Google previewDictionary Hindoostanee & English ... (1808)

by Joseph Taylor (Major.)

A strumpet, adultress, a quean. A. wJs/ qootb, n. s. m. 1 The iron spindle or axis on which a mill-stone turns. f turns. 2 The polar-star, the ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language... (1803)

To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation... by John Walker

A woman who converses unlawfully with men, a for- nica'ress, an adultress, a strumpet; a prostitute, a woman who receives men for ...

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory dictionary of the English language... (1813)

on the plan by Thomas Sheridan

adulterer, adultress. ambassador, ambassadress. baron, baroness. caterer ...

Google previewA rhyming dictionary ... Fourth edition, improved (1824)

by John WALKER (the Philologist.)

compress, confess, caress, depress, digress, dispossess, distress, excess, express, impress, oppress, possess, profess, recess, repress, redress, success, transgress, adultress, bashfulness, bitterness, cheerfulness, comfortless, comeliness, ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1R1E1S1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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