Backdoor man
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British pronunciation/bˈakdɔː mˈan/
American pronunciation/bˈækdoːɹ mˈæn/
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a man who has an intimate relationship with a woman who is already in a committed relationship or marriage, often without the knowledge of the partner

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backdoor man definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "backdoor man" and when to use it?

The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 1900s, when it was used to describe men who would sneak into the homes of married women through the back door. The phrase is now used in a more general sense to describe any man who is having an affair with a woman who is married or in a committed relationship.

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The tabloids were quick to label the famous actor as a backdoor man after rumors circulated about his affairs with multiple co-stars.
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