Meaning of concubine
Pronunciation: (kong'kyu-bīn", kon'-), [key]
- a woman who cohabits with a man to whom she is not legally married.
- (among polygamous peoples) a secondary wife, usually of inferior rank.
- (esp. formerly in Muslim societies) a woman residing in a harem and kept, as by a sultan, for sexual purposes.
- concubine (Thesaurus)