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Definition of the noun cuckold
What does cuckold mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: cuckolds
- a man whose wife committed adultery
Alternative definition of the noun cuckold
- A man married to an unfaithful wife, especially when he is unaware or unaccepting of the fact.
Definition of the verb cuckold
What does cuckold mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: cuckolded | cuckolding | cuckolds
- be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent] [Verb] [Theme] The king knighted the brave soldier
- lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
- synonyms of cuckold: betray / cheat / cheat on / wander
- more generic terms: cozen / deceive / delude / lead on = be false to
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Alternative definition of the verb cuckold
- [transitive] To make a cuckold of someone by being unfaithful, or by seducing his wife.
"Cuckold" is a 1997 book by Indian author Kiran Nagarkar and his third novel. It is a historical novel set in the Rajput kingdom of Mewar, India during the 17th century that follows the life of Maharaj Kumar, a fictional character based upon the real life ruler Thakur Bhojraj.
- language: English Language
- released in (18 years ago)
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English Renaissance Drama (2008)
by Peter Womack
A cuckold is a failing ruler. This political dimension is especially visible at the lowest pitch of the theme, in its folklore and jokes. Digs about weak backs, old age and cold constitutions repeatedly associate cuckoldry with impotence. A husband ...
by Northrop Frye
the cuckold is a displaced Actaeon figure: the hounds , ...
W. A. Mozart: Così Fan Tutte (1995)
by Bruce Alan Brown
Here the cuckold is a Mantuan knight who at this point in the poem is acting as host to Rinaldo. The sorceress Melissa here plays ...
by David Crystal
cub / ~s n kob / -z sp cub" / cubs" cubiculo n kjoblkjolo: sp cubiculo' cubit n = sp cubit' cuckold / ~'s ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
CUCKOLD. CUCK- OLD. CUC- QUEAN. CUCULLATED. CUCUMBER. CUD DIN C U L D. stercoralit, being anciently employed to duck fraudulent Brewers and Bakers in stercore. Minsheu is unusually facetious on the name Turbace- tum.
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
cryptarch cuckold the BRISTOL JOURNAL of October 1768: hose of goatskin, crinepart outwards. (2) To shrink, shrivel. This verb is probably from Gallic crion, to wither. Used from the 15th into the 18th century, it was revived by Scott (THE ...
by Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Robert Brock Le Page
CUCKOLD-FISH sb; <cuckold+fish , so called from the horns it bears on its 'forehead'. This 18th-century witticism has been forgotten, however, and folk-etymology has converted cuckold > cockle.
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Usage statistics about cuckold
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An apothecary ought not to be long a cuckold.
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Scrabble value of C3U1C3K5O1L1D2
The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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