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I've played quite a large spectrum of teenaged girls, from psychotic to very sweet to a polygamist.
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Meaning of "polygamist" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POLYGAMIST

polygamist  [pɒˈlɪɡəmɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLYGAMIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Polygamist is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POLYGAMIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

polygamist

Polygamy

Polygamy is a marriage that includes more than two partners. When a man is married to more than one wife at a time, the relationship is called polygyny; and when a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called polyandry. If a marriage includes multiple husbands and wives, it can be called group or conjoint marriage. The term is used in related ways in social anthropology, sociology, as well as in popular speech. In contrast, monogamy is a marriage consisting of only two parties. Like monogamy, the term polygamy is often used in a de facto sense, applied regardless of whether the relationship is recognized by the state. In sociobiology and zoology, polygamy is used in a broad sense to mean any form of multiple mating. The only form in which polygamy is legally recognised in countries which do so, is for a man to take multiple wives. In those countries that do not permit polygamy, a person who marries a second person while still being lawfully married is committing the crime of bigamy. In the global context, acceptance of polygamy is common.

Definition of polygamist in the English dictionary

The definition of polygamist in the dictionary is a person who has more than one wife or husband at the same time.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLYGAMIST


agronomist
əˈɡrɒnəmɪst
alchemist
ˈælkəmɪst
anatomist
əˈnætəmɪst
autonomist
ɔːˈtɒnəmɪst
bigamist
ˈbɪɡəmɪst
ceramist
ˈsɛrəmɪst
columnist
ˈkɒləmɪst
cryptogamist
krɪpˈtɒɡəmɪst
deuterogamist
ˌdjuːtəˈrɒɡəmɪst
digamist
ˈdɪɡəmɪst
economist
ɪˈkɒnəmɪst
ergonomist
ɜːˈɡɒnəmɪst
gastronomist
ɡæsˈtrɒnəmɪst
Islamist
ˈɪzləmɪst
misogamist
mɪˈsɒɡəmɪst
monogamist
mɒˈnɒɡəmɪst
oghamist
ˈɒɡəmɪst
phlebotomist
flɪˈbɒtəmɪst
taxonomist
tækˈsɒnəmɪst
trigamist
ˈtrɪɡəmɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLYGAMIST

polygala
polygalaceous
polygam
polygamic
polygamise
polygamize
polygamous
polygamously
polygamy
polygene
polygenesis
polygenetic
polygenetically
polygenic
polygenism
polygenist
polygenous
polygeny
polyglot
polyglotism

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLYGAMIST

alarmist
animist
biochemist
chemist
conformist
dynamist
extremist
geochemist
home economist
love-in-a-mist
mist
nonconformist
optimist
palmist
panislamist
pessimist
psalmist
reformist
taxidermist
Wykehamist

Synonyms and antonyms of polygamist in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «polygamist» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLYGAMIST

Find out the translation of polygamist to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of polygamist from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «polygamist» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一夫多妻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

polígamo
570 millions of speakers

English

polygamist
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

polygamist
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعدد الزوجات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

многоженцев
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

polígamo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বহুগামী পুরুষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

polygame
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Poligami
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

polygamist
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一夫多妻者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일부 다처
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Poligami
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đa thê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

polygamist
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहुपत्नीवादी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çok eşli kimse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poligamo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poligamistą
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

багатоженців
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

poligam
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

polygamist
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

veelwywer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

polygamist
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

polygamist
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of polygamist

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYGAMIST»

The term «polygamist» is regularly used and occupies the 65.662 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYGAMIST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about polygamist

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QUOTES WITH «POLYGAMIST»

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Madison Davenport
I've played quite a large spectrum of teenaged girls, from psychotic to very sweet to a polygamist.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLYGAMIST»

Discover the use of polygamist in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to polygamist and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Lonely Polygamist
To put it simply this the story of a polygamist who has an affair. But there is much more to it than that. The Lonely Polygamist is the story of an unforgettable family and the search for love and belonging.
Brady Udall, 2013
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Pioneer, Polygamist, Politician: The Life of Dr. Martha ...
A riveting look at an untold chapter of Western history, this book tells the story of Martha Hughes Cannon, the first woman elected to the state senate in Utah—in 1896.
Mari Grana, 2009
3
Pornographic Dreams and Polygamist Awakenings: The Love ...
Pornographer-Poet Stanton Audemars explores polygamy, pornography, sexism, double penetration, feminization, strip clubs, and other debauched topics in this thoroughly vile, crass collection of poems and limericks.
Stanton Audemars, 2008
4
The Polygamist
The Polygamist weaves a tale of four women whose lives become intertwined when they all fall for wealthy banking magnate Jonasi.
Sue Nyathi, 2012
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Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist's Wife
A best-selling memoir of the author's experiences as one of ten wives to a Mormon who was formerly her brother-in-law recounts her nearly three-decade ordeal throughout which she believed she was obeying the will of God. Reprint.
Irene Spencer, 2008
6
Was Joseph Smith a Polygamist?
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Heman C. Smith, 2010
7
When Men Become Gods: Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffs, His ...
The book offers new revelations into a nearly impenetrable enclave---a place of nineteenth-century attire, inbreeding, and eerie seclusion---providing readers with a rare glimpse into a tradition that’s almost a century old, but that has ...
Stephen Singular, 2009
8
Grandpa was a Polygamist: A Candid Remembrance ...
An essential reading to help readers understand a Mormon town life, polygamy, folklore, and religious customs through the author's eyes and his personal family history.
Paul Bailey, 1960
9
Favorite Wife: Escape from Polygamy
In this gripping and eloquent book, Susan Ray Schmidt tells the story of growing up on the inside and of her ultimate escape.
Susan Ray Schmidt, 2009
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The Naked Polygamist: Plural Wives Justified
Behold the polygamist.
Ben H. Szymanski, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLYGAMIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term polygamist is used in the context of the following news items.
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POLYGAMIST ARRESTED AFTER ONE WIFE FOUND DEAD
The polygamist had two wives and is alleged to have murdered his younger wife after a session of heavy drinking at a local drinking spot. «Times of Swaziland, Jul 15»
2
Wisconsin trooper's killer was preparing for 'zombie apocalypse'
Stacey Snyder told investigators her husband "wanted to have a polygamist marriage and he talked about it for years," the report said. She said ... «Duluth News Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Polygamist Cult Spars With Water Regulators
A secretive polygamist cult is petitioning authorities to expand its water supply at a compound in South Dakota. Known as the Fundamentalist ... «Water Online, Jul 15»
4
'Sister Wives' Season 6 to Introduce New Confrontations to the …
The polygamist family from the American reality TV series “Sister Wives” will likely have a new set of confrontations during Season 6, following ... «Master Herald, Jul 15»
5
Polygamist family denied marriage license
BILLINGS, MT (KTVQ/CNN) – Montana officials denied a polygamist family's request for a marriage license. «KSLA-TV, Jul 15»
6
Anti-polygamy group asks court to uphold Utah polygamy ban
The case centers around reality TV polygamist Kody Brown and his wives, Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn, who sued Utah seeking to ... «fox13now.com, Jul 15»
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Horrifying polygamist preacher doc Prophet's Prey -- exclusive trailer
In 2001, polygamist Warren Jeffs was sentenced in a Texas court to life in prison plus 20 years for sexually assaulting two women he said were ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
8
Remote polygamist FLDS compound in South Dakota once run by …
Members of the secretive polygamist compound in South Dakota once presided over by jailed fundamentalist Mormon cult leader Warren Jeffs ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Montana polygamist family still pursuing marriage license
Montana polygamist family still pursuing marriage license. Tuesday, July 7, 2015 8:49 PM EDT. Tuesday, July 7, 2015 8:53 PM EDT. «KRTV Great Falls News, Jul 15»
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Polygamist wants second marriage recognized - KABB - San …
We first told you about the Colliers in January when the polygamist family appeared on an episode of the TLC show “Sister Wives“. «Lid Time - Weird News, Entertainment, News Headlines, Jul 15»

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