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boyfriend

boy·friend

boyfriend

 
 
pronunciation:
boI frend
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) a male with whom one has a romantic relationship.
This is my mother's first boyfriend since my dad died four years ago.
synonyms:
beau, man
similar words:
beloved, companion, escort, flame, old man, suitor, sweetheart, truelove
definition 2: one's friend who is a boy.
Her little boyfriend came over to play today.
similar words:
associate, buddy, chum, companion, comrade, friend, pal
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