Definition of Bigamist

1. Noun. Someone who marries one person while already legally married to another.

Generic synonyms: Better Half, Married Person, Mate, Partner, Spouse
Derivative terms: Bigamy, Bigamy



Definition of Bigamist

1. n. One who is guilty of bigamy.

Definition of Bigamist

1. Noun. one who practices bigamy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bigamist

1. one who commits bigamy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bigamist

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big wig
big wigs
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biga
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bigamist (current term)
bigamists
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bigarade
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bigaroons
bigarreau
bigarreaus
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bigemina
bigeminal

Literary usage of Bigamist

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"It is quite consistent with these statements, that the husband of the female plaintiff was at the time she claimed registration, a bigamist, or a polygamist ..."

2. John Howard, and the Prison-world of Europe by William Hepworth Dixon (1850)
"Philosophy of Death Punishments.—A Criminal Family.—Assassination in Naples.—Terrible Distresses at Sea.—Leghorn.—Milan.—Casa Di Correzione.—A bigamist. ..."

3. Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences of Professor Porson and Others by Edmund Henry Barker (1852)
"DISNEY THE bigamist. Oct. 11, 1838. ... to me the following account of Disney alias Battersby, the bigamist, with whom X...... was connected. ..."

4. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"The last, on the bigamist Maid of Honour I have just mentioned, is one of the happiest quotations I ever saw:— A Maid like me Heaven form'd at least for too ..."

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