A person who deeply and strongly loves and cares for another person in a romantic way, a sweetheart, love, soul-mate, boyfriend, or girlfriend. (noun)
A sexual partner. (noun)
A person who truly and deeply loves something; connoisseur. (noun)
Examples of word lover
And when I asked her why, she answered that her lover -- she has a _lover_, the minx -- had told her that the Colonel held secret talks with the witches, and though I laughed at this, it has set me thinking.
_An abbess, arising in haste and in the dark to find one of her nuns, who had been denounced to her, in bed with her lover and, thinking to cover her head with her coif, donneth instead thereof the breeches of a priest who is abed with her; the which the accused nun observing and making her aware thereof, she is acquitted and hath leisure to be with her lover_ 432
The term "latin lover" is hardly a misnomer, for a Mexican man is an ardent and effusive swain.
I don't necessarily like to use the word lover because it sounds like they just come over and have sex with you.
Love Guru Dr. Ava Cadell, founder of Loveology University, invites romantics to submit a FREE entry listing why their lover is the best.