- a fiancé or bridegroom.
- a boyfriend or sweetheart.
Examples from the Web for novio
Historical Examples of novio
Old Pedro had told him that I had a novio—that was why he was angered at me.The Wolf Cub
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
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