other man


: a man with whom a married woman has an affair
usually used with the
E.G. Marshall plays a man who, believing himself cuckolded, plants a bomb in his own basement to destroy the Mrs. and the other man. Mike Flaherty

Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of other man was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Other man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/other%20man. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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