- 1A person’s regular male companion with whom they have a romantic or sexual relationship.More example sentences
lover, sweetheart, loved one, love, beloved, darling, dearest, young man, man friend, man, escort, suitor, wooer, admirer, worshipper, follower; partner, significant other, live-in lover, cohabitee, common-law husband, fiancé; the love of one's life, the apple of one's eye, the object of one's affections; Italian inamorato; South African jongBritl • informal boyfNorth American • informal squeeze• informal , • dated intended• literary swain
- His mum was a single mother who had a succession of boyfriends, none of whom were able to act as a father figure to him or his sister Denise.
- Why do male friends and boyfriends from the past always get in touch when their lives are falling apart?
- For some reason I find it very difficult to meet potential boyfriends or dates.