a man who is viewed as an ideal romantic partner or potential spouse (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr. when referring to a female).
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Origin of Mr. Right
First recorded in 1920–25
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informal the man considered by a woman to be her perfect marriage partner
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