other woman

noun

Definition of other woman

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

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Synonyms for other woman

Synonyms

concubine, doxy (also doxie), mistress

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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

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Of the four other women in the room, three of them had at least one parent who was a lawyer. Jennine Capó Crucet, The Atlantic, "How I Became an ‘Accidental’ Professor," 3 Sep. 2019 Women are experiencing the world like never before — and in the company of other women. Heather Balogh Rochfort, The Know, "Why women-only adventure travel is surging," 31 Aug. 2019 Women are experiencing the world like never before - and in the company of other women. Heather Balogh Rochfort, chicagotribune.com, "Why women-only adventure travel is surging," 28 Aug. 2019 For the past week Christine has been gone caribou hunting with a couple of other women. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, "When the antics of a bear disarm a hunter," 28 Aug. 2019 Dozens of other women have sued other strip clubs around the country for similar claims, dating back at least four years. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Professional models sue West Allis strip club over unauthorized use of images," 26 Aug. 2019 Women are experiencing the world like never before — and in the company of other women. Washington Post, "Why women-only adventure travel is surging," 23 Aug. 2019 Araoz’s account is similar to the stories of other women who have come forward with allegations against Epstein. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, "Woman says she was 15 when Jeffrey Epstein raped her," 10 July 2019 But Marsh thought Klobuchar came off as calibrated in her debate persona, while some of the other women presented what today’s voters demand -- authenticity. Stephanie Ebbert, BostonGlobe.com, "Female candidates make history, waves in debate," 28 June 2019

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First Known Use of other woman

1855, in the meaning defined above

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