Examples of suitor in a Sentence
He was her most persistent suitor, and she eventually agreed to marry him.
An unwanted suitor is buying up the company's stock.
Recent Examples of suitor from the Web
In an off-season when few teams are flush with cap space, the Lakers, Cavaliers and 76ers were among the only suitors that could afford him.
With each round, some daters are eliminated by the suitor or suitress concealed behind a barrier.
The only other legitimate suitor would be the 76ers, who are coached by a former Popovich assistant (Brett Brown) but couldn’t offer much beyond Markelle Fultz, Robert Covington and Dario Saric.
Presumably that will also occur if Comcast wins over Fox’s board and becomes the leading suitor.
The Nationals and Phillies will be the primary suitors for Harper, and the Yankees, Phillies and Chicago Cubs are the favorites to land Machado.
Joseph Quinn brings Matt Saracen–levels of stuttering pathos to his role as the underclass suitor Leonard Bast.
The potential suitor was Verizon Communications, according to two people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to speak publicly.
Beach Bumming To decide which of her remaining suitors will earn the last rose, Becca invites Wills, Jason, and Leo out on a three-on-one date.
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SUITOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suitor for English Language Learners
: a man who wants to marry a particular woman
: a company that wants to take over another company
SUITOR Defined for Kids
legal Definition of suitor
- approved the merger before the suitor obtained a 10% stake
- —Wall Street Journal
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