other woman

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other woman (plural other women)

  1. (informal) A woman who is romantically involved with someone (usually a man) already in a committed relationship with another woman, especially a woman having an affair with a married man.
    Remembering the turmoil she experienced when her father left her mother, she vowed she would never be the other woman.

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Almost always preceded by the definite article ("the").


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