fornicator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fornicator someone who commits adultery or fornication
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There was a 19th century Native American tribal chief who went under the name, "Not Able to Fornicate."
    • n Fornicator An unmarried person, male or female, who has criminal intercourse with the other sex; one guilty of fornication.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: An Athens legislator named Solon passed a law in the 6th century that let fathers sell their fornicating daughters into slavery.
    • n fornicator One guilty of fornication.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fornicator an unmarried person guilty of lewdness:—fem. For′nicatress
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Quotations

  • Charles Baudelaire
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    “The more a man cultivates the arts the less he fornicates. A more and more apparent cleavage occurs between the spirit and the brute.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. fornicateur, OF. fornicator, from L. fornicator,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. fornix, an arch, brothel.

Usage

In literature:

I hate you, you're not my father, and if you've ten times been my mother's fornicator!
"Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse
Fornication is a very libertine thought.
"Notre-Dame de Paris" by Victor Hugo
If ye touch at the islands, Mr. Flask, beware of fornication.
"Moby Dick; or The Whale" by Herman Melville
Speak, you old cent per cent fornicator?
"The Adventures of Roderick Random" by Tobias Smollett
These arcade dens were called "fornices," from which comes our generic fornication.
"The Satyricon, Volume 6 (Editor's Notes)" by Petronius Arbiter
These arcade dens were called "fornices," from which comes our generic fornication.
"The Satyricon, Complete" by Petronius Arbiter
Let us go fight yonder fornicating Chitterlings!
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
It is not true; the human race is not born of fornication.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
Fornication and adultery just weren't his meat, I'd say.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Will you tax murder lower than fornication?
"Faustus his Life, Death, and Doom" by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
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In poetry:

And thus, adjusted to our lot,
Our kisses will be doubly hot—
Fornicating (like good machines)
We'll try the chances of our genes.
"War Resisters' Song" by Thomas McGrath
Whatever sin, besides, th' offender does,
It slays but one transgressor at a time:
But fornication two at once undoes,
Whenever any do commit the crime.
"Advice And Warning To The Adulterer" by Rees Prichard
Uncleanness of all kind, and ev'ry guile,
Deceit, and fornication, cast away,
Avoid excess, and hide thy vices vile;
For God does all thy wickedness survey.
"Mr. Prichard's Complaint Of The Town Of Llandovery (The Author's Parish) And His Advice And Warning " by Rees Prichard
The fornications of the great,
And gentlewomen of estate,
Who use the servant, when the husband's gone —
The crimes, the murders now abroad,
Each daring theft and private fraud, Shall then to ev'ry prying eye be shown.
"To The Sons Of Brutus" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Michelle Mulherin announced that fornication is "probably the single most likely cause of unwanted pregnancies in this country.".
" Seashore " Artist: Steven A Clark Album: Fornication Under the Consent of the King.
God does not approve of extra-marital affairs or fornication and God does not approve of homosexual acts.
Women's MMA star Ronda Rousey, who recently became the first female fighter in the UFC, says she has as much sex as possible before a fight because fornication raises a woman's testosterone level.
Nine pairs of fornicating turtle fossils have been found in Germany, frozen in time while having sex some 50 million years ago, according to a recent study published in Biology Letters.
I can respect and tolerate that consensual adults of the same sex find fornicating one another their right to do.
Apparently, the villagers thought it had evil powers and were convinced it was the result of fornicating during an eclipse.
Mary Roach explores fornication around the animal kingdom in her book Bonk.
Fornicating with a porn star is as easy as reaching into your pockets and the depth of your pockets determines the quality of sexual partner you get.
He may not save us from our fornicating or slothful or ass-coveting ways, More.
Klum was responding to Seal 's comment that she was "fornicating with the help" while married, a reference to her relationship with her bodyguard Martin Kristen.
Cinnabar delivers a boozing, fighting, fornicating Kurt Weill tribute.
The 2011 Ig Nobel Award Winners: Wasabi Alarm Clocks, Beetle/Beer Bottle Fornication, and More Weird Science.
Wed hot 1 she would be all kinds of kinky, whack hot 3 she might like to eat instead of swallow,hot 2 fornicate all over hot 2.
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