One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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
dated beau, steady
archaic gallant, paramour, leman
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