adultry vs adultery : Common Errors in English

About adultry vs adultery

“Adultery” is often misspelled “adultry,” as if it were something every adult should try. This spelling error is likely to get you snickered at. The term does not refer to all sorts of illicit sex: at least one of the partners involved has to be married for the relationship to be adulterous.

adultery Meaning(s)

  • (n) extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations

adultery in News

  1. Hawaii-based PACOM Army Maj. convicted of espionage, fraud, adultery

    Friday night, a military jury found former Pacific Command officer Maj. Seivirak Inson guilty of espionage for passing classified intelligence assessments about Cambodia to people who were not entitled to receive them between 2009 and 2012. The jury also convicted Inson of failing to report foreign contacts, forgery relating to a USAA Federal Savings Card Amendment and adultery. The soldier was ...
    on June 15, 2013 Source: KITV Honolulu

  2. 'Trailer Park Musical': DLT's production is can't-turn-away-from fun (June 14-29)

    If the words "trailer park" make you titter, if you didn't miss an episode of TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor" this spring, if a musical about agoraphobia, adultery, '80s nostalgia, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken chair, kleptomania, strippers, flan and disco sounds like a blast, drag a metal patio chair up to the Dalton Little Theatre.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. About bloggers

    For Thinking People About bloggers Register Jun 13, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417992" }); document.write(' '); With [him] as president, "Murder, robbery, rape, adultery, and incest will be openly taught and practiced, the air will be rent with the cries of the distressed, the soil will be soaked with blood, and the nation black with crimes." [He] "writes ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Sandusky Register

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