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Definition of the noun Cuckold

What does Cuckold mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cuckolds

  1. a man whose wife committed adultery
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: hubby / husband / married man = a married man
    • more specific word: wittol = an archaic term for a cuckold who knows about his wife's infidelity but tolerates it

Alternative definition of the noun Cuckold


  1. 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

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

Alternative definition of the verb Cuckold


  1. [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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Google previewThe Soviet Theater (2014)

A Documentary History by Laurence Senelick, Sergei Ostrovsky

Meyerhold's The Magnanimous Cuckold is the answer of the inspired artist of the theater to the question of contemporaneity.

The Cuckold is a work of our time, passed through the purifying fire of revolutionary dislocations and reappraisals.

Google previewNorthrop Frye's Uncollected Prose (2015)

by Northrop Frye

the cuckold is a displaced Actaeon figure: the hounds , ...

Google previewW. 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 ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

cuckold, *cocke-wold, *coke-wold,*cok-olde, •kuk-wald, *kuke-weld, * koke wold, a. [The d is excrescent, the true form being cokol, extended to cokolde ...

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Usage statistics about Cuckold

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb 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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