View definitions for concubines


noun as in harem

Strong matches

Weak matches

Discover More

Example Sentences

Everyone in Hollywood should go take his and her mistresses and concubines out for some celebratory Champagne and ketamine.

They marry many women, and maintain at the same time a great number of concubines, with a view to a numerous offspring.

We will have their wives and daughters for concubines, and sell their children in the market with horses and pigs.

This monarch had a great many wives and concubines—more than two thousand, if we may believe Ixtlilxochitl, his descendant.

He died in 1472, leaving over a hundred children by his concubines, but only one legitimate son.

He was born of Hagar, who was a concubine; and they still indulge themselves in the use of mercenary wives and concubines.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concubines, such as: purdah, seraglio, serail, serai, and zenana.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.