Definitions for boyfriendˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

boy•friendˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd(n.)

  1. a frequent or favorite male companion; beau.

  2. a male friend.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. a male lover.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of boyfriend:

1895–1900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boyfriend, fellow, beau, swain, young man(noun)

    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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. boyfriend(noun)ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd

    a male romantic partner

    ***her new boyfriend

Wiktionary

  1. boyfriend(Noun)

    A male partner in a romantic relationship.

  2. boyfriend(Noun)

    A male friend.

Freebase

  1. Boyfriend

    A boyfriend is a regular male companion in a romantic and/or sexual relationship. This is normally not in long-term committed relationships, where other titles are more commonly used. A boyfriend can also be called an admirer, beau, fiancé, suitor and soul mate. A boyfriend is sometimes taken to check for compatibility in a relationship.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'boyfriend' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4405

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'boyfriend' in Nouns Frequency: #2535


Translations for boyfriend

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

boyfriend(noun)

a girl's favourite male friend.

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