Meaning of cuckoldry in English:



See cuckold

‘Our objective was to compare rates of cuckoldry of males that settled and bred earlier than, or simultaneously with, all adjacent neighbors.’
  • ‘Othello tells Iago of his rage, and plans to avenge his supposed cuckoldry.’
  • ‘But what really astonished us was to find cuckoldry in a situation where males have evolved to perform all of the parental care.’
  • ‘Molière's 17th-century comedy dealt with a man so terrified of cuckoldry that he kept his future bride in a state of ignorant isolation.’
  • ‘Modern dress looks anachronistic in a world where respectability is a prime virtue and cuckoldry a social stigma.’