young man


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young man

n
a boyfriend; sweetheart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.young man - a teenager or a young adult maleyoung man - a teenager or a young adult male  
adolescent, stripling, teen, teenager - a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.young man - a man who is the lover of a girl or young womanyoung man - a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
References in classic literature ?
There's a young man hid with me, in comparison with which young man I am a Angel.
Athanase Granson, a young man twenty-three years of age, who slept in an attic room above the second floor of the house, added six hundred francs to the income of his poor mother, by the salary of a little place which the influence of his relation, Mademoiselle Cormon, had obtained for him in the mayor's office, where he was placed in charge of the archives.
Placing his eye close to the aperture he saw the girl and the young man of which the Englishman had spoken seated on opposite sides of a low table upon which food was spread.
I do not like speaking about myself, as may have been noticed, but in the cause of humanity I on this occasion will do so, and will confess that at one time I was, as the young man in the Bab Ballad says, "the shyest of the shy," and "whenever I was introduced to any pretty maid, my knees they knocked together just as if I was afraid.
There were sheets of paper still lying about covered with figures, a brass-bound ledger lay open at the further end of the table, In the background a young man, slim, pale, ill-dressed in sober black, was filling a large tin box with documents and letters.
On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S.
Aramis saw that the young man was stretched upon his bed, his face half concealed by his arms.
Weston was exceedingly disappointedmuch more disappointed, in fact, than her husband, though her dependence on seeing the young man had been so much more sober: but a sanguine temper, though for ever expecting more good than occurs, does not always pay for its hopes by any proportionate depression.
He was followed by a tall young man in a grey tweed suit and a straw hat on which were the colours of a famous cricket club.
The photograph of the smiling, strong-faced young man, and the little black puzzle book were safe.
By and by came a young man in evening clothes and sat upon the third bench from the Prince.
He then tried to draw out others of the tribe, especially the young man whom he had captured in the bush, but M'ganwazam's presence sealed their lips.

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