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English noun: lover

1. lover (person) a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)admirer, adorer, beau, beloved, betrothed, boyfriend, darling, dear, dearest, dearie, deary, ducky, favorite, favourite, fellow, fondler, girl, girlfriend, honey, idoliser, idolizer, inamorata, inamorato, kisser, lady friend, love, necker, osculator, pet, petter, Romeo, soul mate, squeeze, steady, swain, sweetheart, sweetie, truelove, young man

2. lover (person) an ardent follower and admirer

Synonymsbuff, devotee, fan

Broader (hypernym)follower

Narrower (hyponym)aerophile, aficionado, amorist, bacchanal, bacchant, groupie, metalhead

Member meronymfollowers, following

3. lover (person) a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage

Broader (hypernym)domestic partner, significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent

Narrower (hyponym)fancy man, fancy woman, kept woman, man, mistress, paramour

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