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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Usage statistics about cuckold
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Quotes about cuckold
Better to be a cuckold and not know it than to not be one and everybody say so.
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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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