other woman


Definition of other woman

: a woman with whom a married man has an affair usually used with the

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Examples of other woman in a Sentence

tired of being the other woman, she gave him an ultimatum: divorce his wife or take a hike
Recent Examples on the Web Brandenburgh died at the scene and paramedics took the other woman to a trauma center for treatment of her injuries, police said last week. Alex Riggins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Apr. 2022 The others are Jemison; Stephanie Wilson, who, at more than 42 days, has spent more time in space than any Black other woman; Joan Higginbotham; and Sian Proctor, the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft. NBC News, 22 Apr. 2022 The girlfriend, 26, of Cleveland, was upset and proceeded to rip a windshield wiper from the other woman’s car and bang on the auto. cleveland, 19 Apr. 2022 The other woman charged continues to fight in court. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 23 Feb. 2022 What a shocking revelation, and what an exquisite response, to correct the erroneous identification of the other woman's job title. Mary Sollosi, EW.com, 4 Feb. 2022 As the hearing resumed, Thurman was put under oath and Frederick clarified with her that the other woman was not actually in danger when the shooting happened. Meredith Colias-pete, chicagotribune.com, 8 Apr. 2022 The only other woman to hold that office was Mayor Lila Cockrell in 1981. Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Apr. 2022 But over the next six years, only one other woman was nominated in the category, no woman has won again, and no woman is nominated this year. Rebecca Keegan, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of other woman

1855, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2022

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“Other woman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/other%20woman. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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