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

Examples of other man in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to dispatch audio, one woman who called police had been in a tent with two other men when the attack occurred. Ishani Desai, Sacramento Bee, 4 Apr. 2024 After the order was issued, the five other men who are now plaintiffs sought permission to view the eclipse in Woodbourne’s main yard. Erin Nolan, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 Over the next several months, NBC News uncovered cases of six other men, many of them homeless, mentally ill or addicted to drugs, who had been buried in the pauper’s field while their families looked for them. Jon Schuppe, NBC News, 4 Apr. 2024 Three other men were charged in connection with the toilet’s theft back in November but have pleaded not guilty. Lianne Kolirin, CNN, 3 Apr. 2024 Police questioned social media influencer and professional gambler Mikki Mase and three other men after neighbors reported gunshots in a Chatsworth neighborhood on Sunday evening, according to news reports. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2024 Scruff is a platform commonly used by gay and bisexual men seeking to meet up with other men, officials said. Kate Linderman, Kansas City Star, 26 Mar. 2024 What police know is around 8:30 p.m., a man walking his dog near Northwest 81st Street and Ninth Avenue in West Little River also happened to be near two other men who got into an argument. David J. Neal, Miami Herald, 25 Feb. 2024 The cases of two other men are working their way through the courts. Judy L. Thomas, Kansas City Star, 22 Mar. 2024

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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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“Other man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/other%20man. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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