boyfriend

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noun boy·friend \ˈbȯi-ˌfrend\

Definition of boyfriend

  1. 1 :  a male friend

  2. 2 :  a frequent or regular male companion in a romantic or sexual relationship

Examples of boyfriend in a Sentence

  1. My boyfriend and I have only been dating for a couple of months.

  2. her boyfriend always brings her flowers for Valentine's Day

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1822

First Known Use of boyfriend

1822


BOYFRIEND Defined for English Language Learners

boyfriend

play
noun

Definition of boyfriend for English Language Learners

  • : a man that someone is having a romantic or sexual relationship with


BOYFRIEND Defined for Kids

boyfriend

play
noun boy·friend \ˈbȯi-ˌfrend\

Definition of boyfriend for Students

  1. :  a man or boy involved in a romantic relationship



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