other woman


Definition of other woman 

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

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

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Like Parker, many black women and other women of color are running for public office, potentially making 2018 a year that could elect a record number of women to office. Jewel Wicker, Teen Vogue, "Meet Mariah Parker, the Georgia Politician Who Was Sworn In on a Copy of Malcolm X's Autobiography," 8 June 2018 While in the lobby, Puscian—again, as depicted by Conley—encouraged the other woman to make a false rape claim against Conley. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Could Gareon Conley Legally Prove That Rape Allegation Caused Draft Slide, Financial Harm?," 12 July 2018 Officers followed a blood trail back to the office and found the other woman. Fox News, "Police swarm hotel where suspect in Phoenix killings may be," 4 June 2018 Still, Simon continued to date other women, including entertainment journalist Terri Seymour and makeup artist Mezhgan Hussainy. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Simon Cowell and Partner Lauren Silverman Have a Controversial Love Story," 29 May 2018 Serena never should have nodded for the other women to leave. Rena Gross, Billboard, "'The Handmaid's Tale': Season 2, Episode 13 Recap: 19 Startling Moments in 'The Word'," 11 July 2018 The experiences of Jasmine, Kristy, Celena, and the other women who have benefited from social enterprises have at least one common thread: hope. Tracy Saelinger, Woman's Day, "These 3 Companies Help At-Risk Women and Are Changing the World," 2 July 2018 She and the other women of the family have startlingly blue eyes. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, "Online search opens door to unforgettable meeting with relatives in Ireland," 16 June 2018 Thank you for making the journey so other women don’t have to’’ — a reference to the way Irish women seeking abortions have had to leave the country to obtain them. BostonGlobe.com, "Referendum in Ireland could lift strict ban on abortion," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of other woman

1855, in the meaning defined above

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