Definition of other woman in US English:

other woman


the other woman
  • The lover of a married or similarly attached man.

    • ‘The baby he's having with the other woman will be married before he fesses up.’
    • ‘Sure she had love on her side, but this other woman had an unfathomably long history on hers.’
    • ‘Are you afraid your boyfriend will find some other woman more attractive than you?’
    • ‘You want him to stop seeing the other woman, but she may want you to do the same.’
    • ‘It showed that men are more willing to straddle two boats if the other woman doesn't demand a divorce.’
    • ‘Their son was in the home and the child of the other woman was there as well.’
    • ‘They had both two-timed her, and then married the other woman in both cases.’
    • ‘She could not tell what he was seeing in her, but at last he turned to the other woman.’
    • ‘I loved how there was only one other woman in his life besides me, and that was his mom.’
    • ‘I could tell this other woman meant nothing to Robert and was just a shoulder for him to cry on.’
    • ‘Do I believe him when he says there's nothing going on between him and this other woman?’
    • ‘His dad left his family when the other woman came to calling and left his mom to raise six kids and work.’
    boyfriend, girlfriend, man friend, woman friend, lady friend, lady-love, beau, loved one, beloved, love, darling, sweetheart
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other woman

/ˈəðər ˈwʊmən/