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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A man who courts a woman.

Usage examples (31)
  • She called her suitor "Isidore:" this, however, she intimated was not his real name, but one by which it pleased her to baptize him
  • Once, when the suitor was a man whose character and position made the union very desirable in Eli
  • The suitor was a well-grown young fellow in a grey suit, with a straw hat jauntily ribboned in red and black.
  • If her suitor is a north Ugandan or otherwise familiar with the way things go, matters might progress quite smoothly. for more
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