Conjugal meaning

kŏn'jə-gəl
The definition of conjugal is relating to marriage or a relationship.

An example of conjugal used as an adjective is the phrase "conjugal relations" which means a physical, sexual relationship between a married couple.

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Pertaining to marriage, the state of being married, or the relationship between a husband and wife. The sexual relationship or relations between a husband and wife.
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Of, or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses.
adjective
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Of marriage or the relation between husband and wife; matrimonial; specif., of or accommodating the sexual relations between spouses.

Conjugal visits to a spouse in prison.

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Of or relating to marriage or the relationship of spouses.
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Origin of conjugal

  • Latin coniugālis from coniūnx coniug- spouse from coniungere to join in marriage conjoin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French
    From Wiktionary