Definition of 'boyfriend'
Video: pronunciation of 'boyfriend'
Example sentences containing 'boyfriend'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
I'M really worried about my daughter because her relationship with her boyfriend is toxic. The Sun (2016)Your boyfriend wants you to do something a bit weird. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She now lives with her new boyfriend and is a mental health support worker. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do all you can to help your boyfriend find work. The Sun (2016)This includes husbands and boyfriends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)QI love my long-term boyfriend and we have talked about getting married in the next year or two. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His mum, her boyfriend and the man 's brother were jailed. The Sun (2016)MY boyfriend says he will get engaged only when I stop nagging. The Sun (2016)If she says she wants a future with you, give her a chance to end her relationship with her boyfriend but don't get drawn into a triangle. The Sun (2017)Your relationship with your boyfriend has clearly run its course. The Sun (2011)If she wants multiple boyfriends you would end up being more hurt. The Sun (2009)He is a much better lover than my boyfriend. The Sun (2014)She insisted on taking her new boyfriend along. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Find a real boyfriend who can return your affection. The Sun (2014)Two women a week on average are killed by a current or former husband or boyfriend. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My boyfriend is the man of my dreams. The Sun (2012)You also need to take a fresh look at your relationship with your boyfriend. The Sun (2012)He dismissed speculation that his daughter could have gone off with a new boyfriend. Times, Sunday Times (2009)THEY'RE the fine fillies who follow their jockey husbands and boyfriends to all the top races. The Sun (2009)The real problem is your relationship with your boyfriend. The Sun (2015)The way to put him out of your thoughts is to find a new boyfriend you really love. The Sun (2014)She has always been more excited by her job than by boyfriends, she says. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The reality babe jetted off just days after announcing her split from her long-term boyfriend. The Sun (2013)Iam in my early forties and getting married for the first time to my long-term boyfriend. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What's more worrying is that my boyfriend wants a man. The Sun (2007)She has a boyfriend but she says she loves me too and can't make up her mind. The Sun (2010)
Trends of 'boyfriend'
In Common Usage. boyfriend is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'boyfriend'
British English: boyfriend /ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd/ NOUN
Someone's boyfriend is the man or boy with whom they are having a romantic relationship.
I don't know if she's got a boyfriend or not.
- American English: boyfriend
- Arabic: رَفيق
- Brazilian Portuguese: namorado
- Chinese: 男朋友
- Croatian: dečko
- Czech: přítel
- Danish: kæreste
- Dutch: vriend
- European Spanish: novio novio
- Finnish: poikaystävä
- French: copain
- German: Freund
- Greek: φίλος ερωτικός δεσμός
- Italian: fidanzato
- Japanese: ボーイフレンド
- Korean: 남자 친구
- Norwegian: kjæreste
- Polish: chłopak narzeczony
- European Portuguese: namorado
- Romanian: iubit
- Russian: возлюбленный
- Spanish: novio
- Swedish: pojkvän
- Thai: เพื่อนชาย
- Turkish: erkek arkadaş
- Ukrainian: кавалер
- Vietnamese: bạn trai
Definition of boyfriend from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.