A woman divorced or separated. 2.) A woman whose husband is frequently away from home for business, entertainment or sports.
3.) A mistress who has been cast aside like that of Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne's, The Scarlet Letter.
4.) A woman who has birth an illegitimate child.
He's so vain, he probably thinks this definition is about him. The kind of guy with low self esteem, who consistently fish for compliments. 'No my little peacock, that shirt does not make you look pregnant.'