- a frequent or favorite male companion; beau.
- a male friend.
- a male lover.
- pertaining to or noting clothing and accessories for women that are inspired by men's fashions: roomy and comfortable boyfriend jeans; an oversize boyfriend watch.
Origin of boyfriend
Related Words for boyfriendsweetheart, beau, companion, suitor, partner, friend, intimate, steady, confidant, follower, swain, flame, escort, admirer, date
Examples from the Web for boyfriend
Contemporary Examples of boyfriend
The star announces he is to marry his 27-year-old boyfriend.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)
January 6, 2015
She ultimately ditched JSwipe after about a week and found her current, non-Jewish, boyfriend on OkCupid.My Week on Jewish Tinder
January 5, 2015
Tommy describes himself as more of the “boyfriend experience.”Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex
January 3, 2015
In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, her boyfriend, Jason Anderson, said Craig-Lewis was “all consumed” by her job.The Mystery Death Of A Female Firefighter
December 13, 2014
My boyfriend and his best friend remember seeing you there, too.The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession
December 11, 2014
- a male friend with whom a person is romantically or sexually involved; sweetheart or lover