Definition of boyfriend
1 : a male friend
2 : a frequent or regular male companion in a romantic or sexual relationship
Examples of boyfriend in a Sentence
My boyfriend and I have only been dating for a couple of months.
her boyfriend always brings her flowers for Valentine's Day
Recent Examples of boyfriend from the Web
Miranda and her boyfriend Daniel* have been together for almost two years.
Grubbs married her boyfriend, Robert Phillips, now the CEO of a Sacramento nonprofit, four months after the surgery.
Roberts is Danielle Branch's boyfriend, said Christy Branch, Madison's aunt.
Jackisha Bayard, 21, was gunned down by her boyfriend Gregory Brown Jr. on Friday morning in Miami, police say.
Blue, then 11, was the older brother of a toddler who had been killed by his mother's boyfriend and his mom had gone to prison on a related conviction.
Per Vulture, in addition to Wu, the film will feature Henry Golding, a relative unknown as Rachel's boyfriend, and Michelle Yeoh, perhaps best known for her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as Nick's mom Eleanor.
After five months of dating, Emily discovers in her boyfriend’s room a yearbook page’s worth of photos: headshots of women that Kumail’s mother had introduced to her younger son in hopes of arranging a marriage.
Like a bad boyfriend, asphalt is clingy and smelly and disorganized.
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First Known Use of boyfriend
BOYFRIEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boyfriend for English Language Learners
: a man that someone is having a romantic or sexual relationship with
BOYFRIEND Defined for Kids
Definition of boyfriend for Students
: a man or boy involved in a romantic relationship
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