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cuckold

noun An older term for a man whose wife has been unfaithful.
 
verb To commit adultery on one’s husband; as in, to make a cuckold of one’s husband.
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Matalene, who sees Horner as a defeated character at the end with the dance symbolizing the "celebration of the cuckolded Pinchwife and Fidget households at having safely escaped from Horner's involvement with them" in "What Happens in The Country Wife" Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 22 (1982): 395-411 (409); Peggy Thompson, who sees the dance as an image of the "victims of womens insatiability and deception" in "The Limits of Parody in The Country Wife" Studies in Philology 89 (1992): 100-114 (112); and Derek Hughes, who sees the dance as pointing to the secret society of cuckolds that Horner is establishing with Lady Fidget and the other women in "Naming and Entitlement in Wycherley, Etherege, and Dryden," Comparative Drama 21 (1987): 259-89 (265).
Margison was more convincing as the cuckolded husband in Leoncavallo's trau;-edy.
As any cuckolded spouse will tell you, an apology doesn't mean much if you don't right the wrong you caused in the first place.
You play a very different, serious role in Shadowboxer--the cuckolded junkie girlfriend of Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
In any case, on the grounds that Carizale is cuckolded, the writer of" To THE READERS" would have those readers respond much as they would to the popular cuckold jests of the day.
But in an unnecessary bid for engagement, Dean singles out couples in the audience as he soliloquizes about intellectual wives and their cuckolded husbands.
As her inquiries begin to gel, Sarah wonders if murder occurred and could a cuckolded Gatien have killed his wife for cheating on him.
Low-ranking males get cuckolded so often that the outcomes of song contests didn't make much difference.
Next he strives to bring about a state of affairs that his child may not be permitted to grow up unscarred by such a complication, never to experience the flavour of a true father-son relationship even though the cuckolded husband has stated he will inform the child of his true parentage when he is of an age to require such information.
The glitzy layabout Lois Magic is anything but enchanting, but Marlowe saves her from a murder frame-up by her cuckolded husband.
WHO ever thought Keith the cuckolded cabbie from Marion & Geoff would end up with his own show?
Calling to mind Browning's crazed creative narrators, Piranesi, in a hermetically sealed voice, as though speaking from the crypt, rails against the Catholic church, against critics, against his wife Angelica who cuckolded him, and against his nemesis, the German aesthetic Johannes Winckelman, whose effete brand of Hellenism he denounces as a sham--a preposterous veil thinly concealing Winckelman's pederasty.