a fiancé or bridegroom.
a boyfriend or sweetheart.
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How to use novio in a sentence
Old Pedro had told him that I had a novio—that was why he was angered at me.The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
He was a youth of the age of twenty, and the novio (intended) of the young lady in black.The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain; | Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
I asked whether she had a novio, or lover; and the question set her laughing immoderately.The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia | William Somerset Maugham