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Noun: boyfriend  'boy,frend
  1. A man who is the lover of a man or woman
    "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"; "When the law changed, Pet could finally married his long-time boyfriend Jim";
    - fellow, beau [archaic], swain [archaic], boyf [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: boyfriends

Type of: adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], geezer [Brit, informal], guy [informal], hombre [Brit, N. Amer, informal], lover, man, sod [informal]

Encyclopedia: Boyfriend