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Definition of "corespondent" []

  • Law A person charged with having committed adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corespondent" in a sentence
  • "Don't you think 'corespondent' rather a good generic term for 'man of letters,' from the point of view of the country-town newspaper reader? ..."
  • "Her family were not overjoyed when she decided to become a foreign corespondent."
  • "The Vienna corespondent of The Times says perquisitions and arrests continue in the villayet of Adrianopole."