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Synonyms and Antonyms of suitor

  1. 1 a man who courts a woman usually with the goal of marrying her <my sister finally married her suitor of six years on Sunday> Synonyms gallant, swain, wooer Related Words beau, boyfriend, fellow, man, old man, significant other, squeeze [slang]; admirer, crush, steady; beloved, darling, dear, favorite, flame, honey, love, lover, spark, sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetie pie, valentine; date, escort; fiancé, intended

  2. 2 one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift <the inventor had several suitors for his patent, but he wasn't interested in dealing with a big company> Synonyms petitioner, pleader, solicitor, supplicant, suppliantRelated Words beggar, mendicant, panhandler; cadger, moocher, schnorrer; asker, requester, suer

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