a person (esp. a man) guilty of adultery
Origin of adultereraltered, after Classical Latin adulterare, from Middle English avowterer, avouter from Old French avoutre from avoutrer, to commit adultery from Classical Latin adulterare: see adulterate
One who commits adultery.
- One who commits adultery.
OriginSee also: adultérer
From the obsolete verb adulter + -er.