Definition of bigamous in English:

bigamous

adjective

  • See bigamy

    • ‘His entering into a second marriage without dissolving his first is a bigamous act under Australian law, a matter he was well aware of.’
    • ‘Most prosecutions for bigamy fail because the complainant does not have the proof of the bigamous marriage.’
    • ‘But if the second marriage was bigamous and therefore invalid, then FPJ would be illegitimate and should follow his mother's, not his father's, citizenship.’
    • ‘If a person attempted to remarry after obtaining an unrecognised foreign divorce - or a church nullity alone - the subsequent ‘marriage’ would be bigamous and void.’
    • ‘Rather, it only contains the usual bans on bigamous or incestuous marriage.’

Pronunciation

bigamous

/ˈbɪɡəməs/