Synonyms of 'suitor'
1 admirerDictionary, young man, beau (US)My mother had a suitor who adored her.
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An applicant for something such as a job or a place at a college is someone who makes a formal written request to be given it.
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills.
A woman's beau is her boyfriend or lover.
She appeared with her new beau.
A candidate is someone who is being considered for a position, for example someone who is running in an election or applying for a job.
We spoke to them all and John emerged as the best candidate.
Thesaurus for suitor from the Collins English Thesaurus
A woman's suitor is a man who wants to marry her.