connubially

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

connubial +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

connubially (comparative more connubially, superlative most connubially)

  1. as in marriage
    • 1885Gilbert & Sullivan, The Mikado
      So he decreed, in words succinct,
      That all who flirted, leered or winked
      (Unless connubially linked),
      Should forthwith be beheaded.

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