Fornicator vs Fornicatory - What's the difference?

fornicator | fornicatory |


As a noun fornicator

is (pejorative) an unmarried person who engages in sexual intercourse, especially when considered to be of an illicit or illegal nature.

As an adjective fornicatory is

of or pertaining to fornication.

fornicator

English

Alternative forms

* fornicatour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pejorative) An unmarried person who engages in sexual intercourse, especially when considered to be of an illicit or illegal nature.
  • *
  • Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators , nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
  • * (rfdate) Qu’ran 24:2, M.H. Shakir translation.
  • (As for) the fornicatress' and the ' fornicator , flog each of them, (giving) a hundred stripes, and let not pity for them detain you in the matter of obedience to Allah, if you believe in Allah and the last day, and let a party of believers witness their chastisement.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    fornicatory

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to fornication.