Synonyms of boyfriend in English:


See definition of boyfriend


1‘she carries round a picture of her boyfriend’


lover, sweetheart, loved one, love, beloved, darling, dearest, young man, man friend, man, escort, suitor, wooer, admirer, worshipper, follower

partner, significant other, live-in lover, cohabitee, common-law husband, fiancé

the love of one's life, the apple of one's eye, the object of one's affections


South African jong

informal fella, baby, date, lover boy, flame, fancy man, toy boy, sugar daddy

British informal boyf

North American informal squeeze

dated, informal intended

literary swain

dated beau, steady

archaic gallant, paramour, leman