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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.
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boyfriend

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

(ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd)

n.
1. a frequent or favorite male companion; beau.
2. a male friend.
3. a male lover.
[1895–1900]
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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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

boyfriend

also boy friend
noun
A man who is the favored companion of a woman:
Informal: fellow.
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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)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

boyfriend

[ˈbɔɪfrɛnd] n(petit) copain m
Have you got a boyfriend? → Est-ce que tu as un copain?
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

boyfriend

[ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd] nragazzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

boyfriend

n. amigo, novio.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Collins Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

boyfriend

n novio
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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