What does paramour mean?

Definitions for paramourˈpær əˌmʊər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word paramour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fancy man, paramour(noun)

    a woman's lover

  2. concubine, courtesan, doxy, paramour(noun)

    a woman who cohabits with an important man


  1. paramour(Noun)

    An illicit lover, either male or female.

  2. paramour(Adverb)

    Of loving etc.: passionately, out of sexual desire; devotedly.

  3. Origin: From par amor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paramour(noun)

    a lover, of either sex; a wooer or a mistress (formerly in a good sense, now only in a bad one); one who takes the place, without possessing the rights, of a husband or wife; -- used of a man or a woman

  2. Paramour(noun)

    love; gallantry

  3. Paramour(adverb)

    alt. of Paramours

  4. Origin: [F. par amour, lit., by or with love. See 2d Par, and Amour.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paramour

    par′a-mōōr, n. a lover of either sex, now usually in the illicit sense. [Fr. par amour, by or with love—L. per amorem.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paramour in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paramour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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