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suitor

noun

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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

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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

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The first known use of suitor was in the 15th century

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“Suitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suitor. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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