One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(often used as a form of address) a sexually attractive young male lover.‘anything you say, lover boy’
dear, dearest, dear one, love, lover, sweetheart, beloved, sweetView synonyms
- ‘He is the lover-boy who will do anything to please Miss Cutie-pie.’
- ‘For the actor, this action role was a break from his clichéd lover boy roles.’
- ‘He'll play a French-speaking lover boy on the season premiere.’
- ‘I finally dragged the lover-boy away.’
- ‘It's not me you have to worry about, it's lover boy over there.’
- ‘I'm going to suggest to loverboy that this weekend we finish off the very last of the painting, scrub the sofas, finish off the tiling in the shower-room.’
- ‘It was just as well for lover boy that her boyfriend wasn't here.’
- ‘Who'd have thought lover boy would still be single in his mid-30s with an approach like that?’
- ‘He breaks away from his popular lover boy image and plays the role of a sword-wielding warrior.’
- ‘You need to tell her to leave lover-boy alone, and to get back down here.’
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