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young man

a male in early manhood.
a boyfriend; sweetheart; fiancé.
Origin of young man
before 1000; 1850-55 for def 2; Middle English; Old English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I sincerely trust the young man has not suffered a lifetime for the act.

    Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith
  • He saw the look of doubt on the young man's face and laughed.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • "This is life," remarked the young man to his fair neighbor.

    His Own People Booth Tarkington
  • You forget,” said my young man, smiling, “that I have never seen the mother.

  • young man and servant passed out and into the passage beyond.

    The Hill Horace Annesley Vachell
British Dictionary definitions for young man

young man

a boyfriend; sweetheart
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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