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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.
In these types of circumstances, emotions among workplace colleagues will run high and they may show their solidarity with the cuckolded colleague by refusing to continue to work with the manager.
But armed with the admission of adultery, betrayed ex-husband Johnny Valentine decided to sue Fitch, based on an antiquated Mississippi state law permitting a cuckolded spouse to seek damages for eC[pounds sterling]loss of society, companionship, love and affectioneC[yen], as well as eC[pounds sterling]the loss of sexual relationseC[yen].
It's why a jilted girlfriend or cuckolded husband insists on hearing the reason why--even when they already know.
So he scrutinizes such sites as the presentations and receptions of the cuckolded "cit," the seating arrangements for theater audiences, the characterizations of satiric "fops," and the controversies over enactments of gentility on stage and in life by theater professionals.
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.
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.