young man


noun

a male in early manhood.
a boyfriend; sweetheart; fiancé.

Nearby words

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  2. young hyson,
  3. young ireland,
  4. young italy,
  5. young lady,
  6. young offender institution,
  7. young one,
  8. young plan,
  9. young pretender,
  10. young stellar object

Origin of young man

before 1000; 1850–55 for def 2; Middle English; Old English

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British Dictionary definitions for young man

young man

noun

a boyfriend; sweetheart
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