admirer, beau, beloved, boyfriend, fancy bit (slang) fancy man (slang) fancy woman (slang) fiancé, fiancée, flame (informal) girlfriend, inamorata, inamorato, leman (archaic) mistress, paramour, suitor, swain (archaic) sweetheart, toy boy
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lover ( lovers plural )
1 n-count Someone's lover is someone who they are having a sexual relationship with but are not married to.
oft poss N
He and Liz became lovers soon after they first met.
2 n-count If you are a lover of something such as animals or the arts, you enjoy them very much and take great pleasure in them.
She is a great lover of horses and horse racing..., Are you an opera lover?
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