cuckoldry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cuckold +‎ -ry.

Noun[edit]

cuckoldry (countable and uncountable, plural cuckoldries)

  1. An act of adultery committed by a married woman against her husband.
  2. The state of being a cuckold.
  3. (zoology) Among certain male fish, the practice of interrupting a mating pair to release sperm in an attempt to fertilize the female.

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