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Noun: paramour  'per-u,mûr [N. Amer], 'pa-ru,mor or 'pa-ru,mûr [Brit]
  1. A woman's lover
  2. A woman who cohabits with an important man
    - concubine, courtesan

Derived forms: paramours

Type of: bit on the side [Brit, informal], kept woman [informal], lover, mistress

Encyclopedia: Paramour