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young man

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noun

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

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sweetheart, beau, companion, suitor, partner, friend, intimate, steady, confidant, follower, swain, flame, escort, admirer, date

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Origin of young man

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


noun

a boyfriend; sweetheart
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