boyfriend

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boy·friend

 (boi′frĕnd′)
n.
1. A male companion or friend with whom one has a sexual or romantic relationship.
2. A male friend.

boyfriend

(ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd)
n
a male friend with whom a person is romantically or sexually involved; sweetheart or lover

boy•friend

(ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd)

n.
1. a frequent or favorite male companion; beau.
2. a male friend.
3. a male lover.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boyfriend - a man who is the lover of a girl or young womanboyfriend - 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"

boyfriend

noun sweetheart, man, lover, young man, steady, beloved, valentine, admirer, suitor, beau, date, swain, toy boy, truelove, leman (archaic), inamorata or inamorato, boyf (S.M.S.), bf (S.M.S.) I don't know if she's got a boyfriend or not.

boyfriend

also boy friend
noun
A man who is the favored companion of a woman:
Informal: fellow.
Translations
رَفيقصَديق، رَفيق، خَليل
гадже
přítel
kæresteven
koramiko
poikaystävä
dečko
kærastikærasti, góîur vinur
ボーイフレンド彼氏カレカレシ
남자 친구
prieten
fant
pojkvän
เพื่อนชาย
bạn trai

boyfriend

[ˈbɔɪfrend] Namigo m; (= fiancé etc) → novio m, pololo m (Chile)

boyfriend

[ˈbɔɪfrɛnd] n(petit) copain m
Have you got a boyfriend? → Est-ce que tu as un copain?

boyfriend

[ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd] nragazzo

boy

(boi) noun
1. a male child. She has three girls and one boy.
2. (as part of another word) a male (often adult) who does a certain job. a cowboy; a paper-boy.
ˈboyhood noun
the time of being a boy. a happy boyhood; (also adjective) boyhood memories.
ˈboyfriend noun
a girl's favourite male friend.

boyfriend

رَفيق přítel kæreste Freund φίλος novio poikaystävä copain dečko fidanzato ボーイフレンド 남자 친구 vriend kjæreste chłopak namorado возлюбленный pojkvän เพื่อนชาย erkek arkadaş bạn trai 男朋友

boyfriend

n. amigo, novio.

boyfriend

n novio
References in classic literature ?
Well, I was whisperin' it'd be a good idea if you could dig up a gentleman friend - for her" (indicating her companion), "and then, we could go off an' have ice-cream soda somewhere, or coffee, or anything.
Life meant more to him than it meant to these two girls whose thoughts did not go beyond ice-cream and a gentleman friend.
I've a gentleman friend that's coming 'round to escort me to the hop.
And the gentleman friend was told that the student Haldin did not come to claim the last two letters for him.
And now she has a gentleman friend - such a lovely, unfashionable phrase - David.
Dear Coleen MY GENTLEMAN friend and I are both in our 60s and we've been going out together for two years.
If you're making sauces right at the last minute, or baking a temperamental dessert, you end up frazzled, and you're not in there with the rest of the guests talking about Aunt Edna's mysterious new gentleman friend, or how cousin James broke his leg waterskiing.
yes, that really is Steven Berkoff playing the bonkers school caretaker Mr Klackov, and that really is Tony (Baldrick) Robinson as the new gentleman friend of Dan's mum (played by Gwyneth Powell who, of course, played the wonderful Mrs McClusky in Grange Hill).
When sex scenes featuring Nathan telling his new gentleman friend to call him 'King Nathan' in bed were broadcast, some viewers couldn't hide their homophobia.
I am puzzled as to how I should introduce my gentleman friend to my friends.
Well, I think you won't be too disappointed if, like my gentleman friend, you leave them at home.
The drama, Poetry, tells the story of Yang Mija - a charming and well-preserved woman in her mid-60s - who stays busy looking after her teenage grandson and helping keep house for an older gentleman friend.