Adu'lterous. adj. [adulter, Lat.] Guilty of adultery.
Th' adulterous Antony, most large
In his abominations, turns you off,
And gives his potent regiment to a trull,
That noses it against us. Shakesp. Antony and Cleopatra.
An adulterous person is tied to restitution of the injury, so far as it is reparable; and to make provision for the children, that they may not injure the legitimate. Taylor.
Think on whose faith th' adult'rous youth rely'd;
Who promis'd, who procur'd the Spartan bride? Dryd. Æn.